10 Weeks Pregnant

| September 9, 2011 | 1 Comment

Congratulations 10 weeks pregnant mom, you have made it so far. At this stage of pregnancy, you will have your baby floating in 50 ml of amniotic fluid. The amount of amniotic fluid will increase as your baby grows in size. The large part of amniotic fluid is based on the urine that your baby excretes. Your baby is growing with each passing day and that too at quick rate. Face muscles of your baby are developing rapidly. Your baby by now has developed her own distinguishing fingerprints.

Development in 10th Week Pregnancy

By the 10th week, the structure of your baby’s brain is almost complete, though the brain cells continue to grow in coming weeks. Tooth sockets are now appeared in her gums and palate of her mouth is still developing.

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Placenta is still developing, though the umbilical cord is developed completely and the blood starts circulating through it. Other developments are made in her stomach and intestines. The muscles present in her digestive system begin contracting and fully functional by this time. The gender of your baby is yet not cleared because her genitals are still developing.

Appearance in 10th Week Pregnancy

Your baby is now have a face that typically looks like human and getting in shape. Her head still appears out of proportion from rest of the body. Eyes are now taking their positions in front from sides of the head. Eyelids also appear on the eyes. Your baby’s fingers and toes are no more webbed. The mouth and ears are still developing.

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Movement in 10th Week Pregnancy

With each passing week, your baby’s nervous system become more mature, hence her movements also increase. You will now able to feel her slight movements or you can see the movements of your baby in an ultrasound scan.

Common Symptoms of Pregnancy

Below are some of the common symptoms, 10 weeks pregnant woman may experience:

  • Breast tenderness and darkening of the areola.
  • Frequent Urination
  • Nausea, Fatigue and Morning Sickness
  • Constipation
  • Heartburn and Headaches

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