10 weeks

Though he's barely the size of a kumquat — a little over an inch or so long, crown to bottom — and weighs less than a quarter of an ounce, your baby has now completed the most critical portion of his development. This is the beginning of the so-called fetal period, a time when the tissues and organs in his body rapidly grow and mature.He's swallowing fluid and kicking up a storm. Vital organs — including his kidneys, intestines, brain, and liver (now making red blood cells in place of the disappearing yolk sac) — are in place and starting to function, though they'll continue to develop throughout your pregnancy.If you could take a peek inside your womb, you'd spot minute details, like tiny nails forming on fingers and toes (no more webbing) and peach-fuzz hair beginning to grow on tender skin.In other developments: Your baby's limbs can bend now. His hands are flexed at the wrist and meet over his heart, and his feet may be long enough to meet in front of his body. The outline of his spine is clearly visible through translucent skin, and spinal nerves are beginning to stretch out from his spinal cord. Your baby's forehead temporarily bulges with his developing brain and sits very high on his head, which measures half the length of his body. From crown to rump, he's about 1 1/4 inches long. In the coming weeks, your baby will again double in size — to nearly 3 inches.
I love getting these updates from BabyCenter to see what the baby is up to this week. I cant believe it already has fingers and toes and yet its barely bigger than a quarter ha!!! I have been feeling pretty crummy these past few weeks. Nothing tastes good, smells are horrendous and its just a constant state of nausea. Salads, Lemonade and fruit have been my best friends and the no no's so far are: anything with RED sauce, mexican and italian food and sprite. Oddly enough I think my stomach associates sprite with a tummy ache since I used to drink it when I was younger and not feeling well and therefore now anytime I drink it, it makes me worse.
I have also been pretty exhausted- taking advantage of Griffin's 2 naps a day, where I do whatever I need to do around the house during one and then nap the other :)
My stomach continues to feel more and more bloated and in fact someone at church last night noticed that I had a little pouch. Oh the fun is only beginning!!!

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