Pregnancy week 10
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How's the foetus at ten weeks?

The size of an orange

Your baby weighs about 4g and is between 3 - 3.5cm long from crown to rump (top of head to bottom), your uterus is about the size of an orange and your baby the size of a loquat.

By now, the ears are completely formed.

Genitals are more clearly defined.

Your baby's fingers and toes start to appear.

Your baby also has her own unique set of fingerprints at this stage.

Your baby's head is an odd shape and almost half the size of the foetus. Don't panic at the thought of labour yet - by the time she's born it will be more proportionate.

Your baby is moving a lot more, but you will not be able to feel the movement yet.

What's with my body: Bigger tummy, less nausea

You may still have morning sickness but the good news is that it should be getting less intense.

Your stomach grows bigger as your bowels become distended.

Breast veins have become more noticeable because the blood supply to the breast increases. 

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