10 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

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Have you started wearing maternity clothes yet? Credit: GE Healthcare

You're a quarter of the way there, and you may not even feel pregnant yet! Don't worry, that will soon change, as baby -- and you -- start gaining weight and you feel those first amazing kicks.

What's happening to baby: Your baby is now the size of a lime, and his head is much bigger than the rest of his body.

What's happening to Mom: You're gaining weight, and may have switched over to maternity wear, or maybe you're wearing pants and skirts with elastic waists. If you're at a healthy weight, experts recommend you gain 25 to 35 pounds. That doesn't mean you're eating for two: It means you should take in an extra 300 calories or so a day.

11 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy


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Start by teaching him that it is safe to do so.