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Fetal development at week 10
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Fetal development at week 10

The following are the most important changes that occur to the fetus during week 10 of pregnancy:

  • The forehead increases its size due to brain development
  • Arms and legs get longer
  • Ossification of skeleton begins
  • The yolk sac shrinks till total disappearance

Fetal measurements range between 3 and 4 cm, and it weighs 5 g approximately.

By MD, MSc (gynecologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist) and BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 11/05/2018
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