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 Laura García de Miguel M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Sandra Fernández B.A., M.A. (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 11/05/2018