Fetal Development: Week 10

Week 1010 weeks after conception (about 2 ½ months)

(12 weeks after the last menstrual period

The fetus is about 2 ½ inches (2.5 inches) long from crown to rump (head to butt) or about the size of a large lime. The fetus weight is 1/3 to 1 ounce.  The head is large in size compared to the rest of the body. Swallowing movements begin.

A lime size ranges from 1.18 – 2.36 inches.


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