Week 10 of your pregnancy is very exciting. If everything goes according to plan, you might be adapting to how it feels to be pregnant. The end is near if you wait until week 12 to tell your friends and family because that is when the threat of miscarriage can significantly decrease. It’s also not far from the second trimester. Below’s what you can see in your 10 Week Baby Scan and what you need to take care of.
Baby development at ten weeks
Your baby’s eyes
The cornea, iris, pupil, lens, and retina are the primary eye structures that support your child’s vision at this stage of development. Your baby’s eyes are covered by eyelids, which will remain closed until you are 27 weeks pregnant.
Your baby has teeth
The teeth in your infant are starting to firmly connect with the jawbone and harden. A few newborns have one or two teeth, but for the most part, it takes them between six and ten months to develop their first tooth.
Early brain development
With their growing brain, your baby’s forehead temporarily enlarges and sits very high on their head, which is half the length of their body. Your baby can move its fingers and limbs due to synapses in its spinal cord.
Pregnancy checklist at 10 weeks pregnant
Review your finances
If you or your partner decide to stay at home with your baby, your expenses will increase, and you could lose out on income. Make sure you have a will, research life and/or disability insurance, think about how your baby will affect your taxes, and more.
Try prenatal yoga
Yoga creates a strong emphasis on mind and spirit activation, breathing awareness, and physical stretching and strengthening. Prenatal yoga is designed specifically for expectant mothers to offer safe exercise and aid in preparation for labor, birth, and parenthood. There are classes available online, but due to the built-in community of pregnant women, some expectant mothers prefer in-person classes.
Get help for morning sickness
Eating five to six small meals a day, sticking to cold foods, and having someone else prepare your meals can all help to ease morning sickness. Some expectant mothers find that the smells of cooking make them nauseous, so it’s better to order takeout or buy prepared foods at the grocery store. You can also enquire with your doctor about safe morning sickness medications.
Watch out for UTIs
During pregnancy, urinary tract infections (UTIs) are more common. Inform your caregiver if you experience pain while urinating or during sex, pelvic or lower abdominal pain, frequent urges to urinate despite only passing small amounts of urine, or cloudy or foul-smelling urine. An antibiotic course will cure a UTI if you have one.
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