Fetal Development Pictures | 10 Weeks
Fetal Development at 10 weeks:
placentaPlacentaAt this point, the placenta is mature enough to take over as the main support system and the site of your hormone production. It is responsible for bringing oxygen and nourishment to your baby, then taking away waste products.
amniotic sacAmniotic SacThe membranes that will cushion and protect your baby in the womb are forming and filling with amniotic fluid.
What's happening this week:
At 1 1/4 inches, all the parts of your baby's body have been formed. This week marks the end of the embryonic period, and the most critical stage of development, although the organs and tissue still have a long way to go. The head is large in relation to the body, but the facial features are moving closer together.
Your pregnancy week by week: 10 Weeks Pregnant