My Pregnancy Week 10

Pregnancy Week 10

Your baby continues to grow steadily, gaining around half-an-inch in the last week! Now, about the size of a prune, your baby has reached an important developmental milestone. Week 10 is the beginning of the fetal period, in which your baby’s organs rapidly mature.

This week, his kidneys, liver, heart, and intestines are forming tissue. Toenails and hair begin to grow and add detail to your baby’s body. Your baby’s limbs are now able to flex. His wrists can bend and his hands can meet over his heart. His legs may be long enough for his feet to meet in front of his body. He will even start swallowing and kicking this week, but don’t expect to feel anything yet, those movements are still too little.

Your baby is also less susceptible to certain birth defects and congenital malformations by the time she has reached the fetal period. It is important to remember, however, that certain toxins, such as second-hand smoke, are never good for your developing baby and should always be avoided!

Another fact: Her heart is beating approximately 160-170 beats per minute!

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114 comments

  1. Profile photo of Jaclyn Jaclyn says:

    thank you sara

  2. Profile photo of Sara McTigue, CLCEditor Sara McTigue, CLC says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss, Jaclyn.

  3. Profile photo of Jaclyn Jaclyn says:

    i ment beginning of my tenth week

  4. Profile photo of Jaclyn Jaclyn says:

    im back to one child i just had a misscarrige at the beginning of my second week. well i am bleeding my baby does not have heartbeat and is still inside of me i have to just wait for him to come out and its the worst feeling ever so good bye everyday family i enjoyed your information and excitement you gave me. thank you :(

  5. This is my second preg. im 10 wks and 2 days and i didnt have any vomiting with this preg. I hoping for a boy my first was a girl who is now 5

  6. Profile photo of Cooke Cooke says:

    This is my first pregnancy. I will be 10 wks tomm AND will have my very first OB appointment. So excited.

  7. Profile photo of sabrina sabrina says:

    hi everyone this will be my 7th child i have 5 daughters and one son and im hoping so badly for my last child to be a boy am 10 weeks and 3 days today :)

  8. Profile photo of Emilita Emilita says:

    10 weeks todaysee the doctor tomorrow hearing the baby’s heart beat

  9. Profile photo of Kaila Kaila says:

    10 weeks and 1 day today.(:

  10. Profile photo of babyborn babyborn says:

    am almost 10 weeks ill be 10 weeks sunday…wat is everone raving am new to this site so i really dont know what to do lol…

  11. Profile photo of Lisa_O Lisa_O says:

    I am about 10 weeks and 1 day and this is my first pregnancy, and I haven’t got sick yet. My doctor says it’s fine and some people are just lucky. My sister never got it when she was pregnant but my other sister got it bad for the whole first trimester. Everyone is different and just be grateful you don’t have to go through that. Good luck :)

  12. Profile photo of Kimberly Kimberly says:

    I’m 10 weeks today

  13. Profile photo of angela angela says:

    10 weeks today

  14. Profile photo of tonjatjmom tonjatjmom says:

    I know, I can’t wait either!

  15. Profile photo of Shamecca Shamecca says:

    Im 10 weeks and 1 day cant wait till week 12 so i can find out if it a girl or boy.

  16. Profile photo of Amy Amy says:

    Ive had a very very small amount of sickness. Compared to my first pregnancy. Its been very nice!! There is some slight cramping similar to cramps when you menstruate, so I think that is normal. I get my first ultrasound tomorrow at 10 weeks. Super excited!!!

  17. Profile photo of Miranda Miranda says:

    I am now 10wks and 2 days and I never got morning sickness. the only thing u should have really felt was slight cramping from the growing, I dont really have pain but then again im not a doctor. Im pretty sure its fine, many ppl dont have sickness and the baby isnt that big so there isnt going to be much pain from your ribs needing to move or anything like that. Ask ur doctor at your next appointment for exact information, I hope I helped a little

  18. Profile photo of AIESHIA AIESHIA says:

    im 9 weeks and 6 days and i never got any sickness of pain is that ok?

  19. Profile photo of Proudd Proudd says:

    Excited caint wait to find out what ima hve

  20. Profile photo of tista tista says:

    wow looks like babys gunna start letn mommy feel him or her soon excited

  21. Profile photo of mammaof2 mammaof2 says:

    this is my 2nd child, but these updates are just as exciting as they were with the first

  22. Profile photo of Dana Dana says:

    im starting to get so excited now. im 9 weeks and 3 days now lost 12 lbs, than gained 2 lbs back. morning sickness is over. im 40 and this is a high risk pregnancy but im praying that all goes well.

  23. Profile photo of tista tista says:

    yes very much so

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