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The First Trimester

In this section, we will present information week by week about how your baby is growing, symptoms that you may be experiencing, thoughts to consider and tips for a healthy pregnancy.

Week 10

Welcome to week ten!

Most of your baby’s critical initial development is done, skin is very thin and translucent, arms and legs can bend now as your baby floats around in the amnionic fluid.

Delicate structures like nails have developed and your baby is about the size of a Kumquat. Although you may be consumed with thoughts of your baby, it is a good time to think about taking care of yourself. Consider checking out our Go-to-Topics on healthy eating, exercise during pregnancy, and other topics that will help you enjoy your pregnancy while taking care of yourself too.

Although you may be consumed with thoughts of your baby, it is a good time to think about taking care of yourself.

How my Baby Grows

Symptoms Mama may Feel or Experience

Thoughts to Consider

One decision that you will be asked to make somewhere around this week is if you would like genetic testing and if so, which tests you would like to receive
There are several commonly offered options

Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

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Dr. Cheryl Sharp,
Certified Nurse Midwife
Chief Content Officer