Pregnancy Week 10

Learn what is happening with your baby's development in week 10. Plus, find out what to expect at your first ultrasound, and why you may be experiencing the pregnancy glow.

Watch Your Baby's Growth

Embryo to Fetus: Weeks 9 to 12 of Pregnancy
Embryo to Fetus: Weeks 9 to 12 of Pregnancy

You're well into your first trimester at this point, and your baby is growing bigger and bigger each day. Watch what it takes for her to become a fetus.

Your Changing Body

We bet your skin looks amazing right about now. Your body's production of progesterone and hCG stimulate your oil glands, making your face smoother and more supple--giving you that special pregnancy glow!

Your Developing Baby

Your baby went from an embryo to a full-blown fetus in week 10. In this stage, his or her fingers and toes are emerging, bones are hardening and kidneys are producing urine.

Your Pregnancy

Week 10 is especially exciting. Why? You can finally see your baby and hear his or her heartbeat in an ultrasound this week!

Your Week 10 To-Do List

1. Wash your hands frequently to avoid viruses.

An Inside Look

Take a unique look at Baby's development inside the womb this week.

Your Pregnancy Calendar

Organize your doctor's appointments, save your ultrasound photos, and more--all in one place!

Everything in Pregnancy Week 10

More About Your Pregnancy in Week 10

Your Baby

Your Body

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  • Pregnancy with Asthma

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  • Spider Veins

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  • When Will I Look Pregnant?

    Feeling pregnant and looking pregnant are two distinct things! Find out when you can expect that belly to grow.

Your Self

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  • Why Sex is Better (or Worse)

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  • Your Partner: 15 Great Ways to Love You

    Looking for ways to coach your partner into offering you some added pregnancy support? Check out this helpful list!

Diet & Exercise

  • Artificial Sweeteners

    Find out if your favorite sweeteners are safe or not during pregnancy.

  • Why All Calories Aren't Equal

    Be sure you're making smart nutrition choices during pregnancy. Check out these important tips regarding empty calories.

  • Listeriosis

    Watch out for this bacteria! Here's what you need to know to ensure that you and your baby stay healthy.

  • Safe Fish

    Fish, although loaded with essential fatty acids for you and Baby, is also sometimes a source of mercury.

Q & A