Your baby is about the size of a grape 2.4cm(head to bottom) and weighs around 2g...
With all the basic physical structures in place and increasingly distinct facial features your baby is starting to look like a baby! The tongue has tiny taste buds, the irises of your baby's little eyes can function, but the eyelids are still fused. The external ears are formed and inner ears are now filled with fluid, so your baby is already developing a sense of balance.
The major internal organs continue to develop and some new organs - the liver, spleen and gallbladder - are forming. It is possible to hear your baby's heartbeat with a hand-held ultrasound device that amplifies the sound the heart makes.
Your baby's muscles are beginning to develop and the arms and legs are moving spontaneously.
Even if you have been careful with your diet, at 9 weeks pregnant you are probably struggling to get into your jeans as you'll be gaining around 1lb a week. You shouldn't be over-eating (or eating for two) as you don't need to increase your calories until much later in pregnancy. However, it's important not to diet, so eat small, regular, healthy meals.
It's quite common to feel some dizziness during pregnancy, and in the early weeks this can be caused by the increase in your circulation or by low blood sugar.
You may be experiencing mood swings, too. These are partly caused by the progesterone and oestrogen that is pumping around your body. It's quite normal to have mixed emotions about being pregnant.
Things for you to consider during week 9 of your pregnancy:
What to expect at week 10 of your pregnancy...