The teeth of your baby will not appear until they become 6 months old, but at week 10, the tooth buds of the infant will start to develop. Not only that, the stomach of your baby is currently producing juices and the kidneys of your baby are making larger quantities of urine. The best thing about this week is that the bones and cartilage of your baby, which includes knees and ankles will start to develop. For the movement part, the tiny elbows of your baby are now working.
Your Belly At 10 Weeks
At this point, your bump will be slightly visible. You will start to notice a slight round bump in your lower abdomen. This is just the beginning, so after a week or 2, you will see more of that belly. Also, your uterus at this point is larger than a grapefruit.
Symptoms At Week 10
- Body weight gain
- Increased vaginal discharge
- Abdominal pain
- Visible veins
- Food aversions
- Food cravings
Increased vaginal discharge
At week 10, you will start to notice more vaginal discharge, which is caused by the increased estrogen levels in your body, which by the way is caused by you being pregnant. you want to keep in mind that vaginal discharge should be milky and thin that has a mild odor.
Tip: you may want to wear a panty liner at this point. Also, try to avoid tampons or douching for comfort.
Another thing that you want to take note of is that vaginal discharge is normal during pregnancy however, there are some things that you want to look out because a slight changes in the color or smell could mean that you have an infection.
In case you have changes that are mentioned below, you want to call your doctor/doctors right away:
- Extremely bad smell
- Yellow color
- Green color
- Redness of vagina
- Blood along with discharge
- Discharge along with painful urination
When to call the doctor
Like what we mentioned before, pregnancy is a very complex situation, so you want to make sure that you are ready for anything that comes ahead of you.
To keep yourself safe and the baby safe, you want to call the doctor when:
- You have bleeding
- You have extreme cramps
- You have mild cramps
- Abnormal vaginal discharge
- Bad smelling vaginal discharge
- UTI (Painful urination with blood in urine)
- Abdominal pain
- Nausea with vomiting