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Traveling while pregnant

traveling pregnantThe safest time for traveling while pregnant is during the second trimester (18 through 24 weeks) when you are usually feeling your best and are in the least danger of experiencing a miscarriage or premature labor, according to the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Continue reading »

4 weeks pregnant

4 weeks pregnantDuring week four of your pregnancy you still may not know you are pregnant. When you are four weeks along your baby’s gestational age is two weeks. Your body will alert you to your pregnancy. Continue reading »

3 weeks pregnant

fertilizationWeek two of your pregnancy ends with your eggs being released from fluid-filled sacs called follicles and being met in your fallopian tubes by one lucky sperm. This is where week three of your pregnancy begins, with the sperm meeting the egg. Continue reading »

2 weeks pregnant

2 weeks pregnant The second week of you pregnancy is quite a busy time for your body. Your uterus is preparing itself for your baby like you would prepare your home if an important guest were coming for a visit, albeit a long visit. Continue reading »

1 week pregnant

1 week pregnantBelieve it or not, your body is planning on becoming pregnant, every month whether you want to be pregnant or not. Continue reading »

Calories in food

calories in foodThe most wholesome way to control your body weight is to keep a balance of the calories you consume with the number of calories your body uses. Here in this article, specific calories content per 100g (3,5 ounces) of certain food is listed clearly. Continue reading »

Pregnancy due date calculator

Happy pregnant womanIf your pregnancy test is positive, then congratulations! You are going to be a mom in a few months. The first thing that an expectant mother usually wants to know is when her baby will be due. Do you know when you might have conceived? How to calculate your due date? Continue reading »


Protein sourcesProteins are large biomolecules. The basic building blocks of protein are called amino acids. There are twenty different amino acids that can be combined in an infinite number of ways to make up all the thousands of different proteins your body needs. Continue reading »


fiberAlthough people usually talk about fiber as a single component of food, it’s not that simple. Fiber is a general term that refers to complex carbohydrates that your body cannot digest or absorb. Also known as dietary fiber or roughage. Instead of being used for energy (like other carbohydrates), fiber is excreted. Continue reading »

Vitamin D

Vitamin DVitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that occurs in several forms. Vitamin D2 and D3 are two of the most common and they are required for the normal growth of our teeth and bones. This vitamin promotes the absorption and metabolism of calcium, iron, magnesium and phosphorus. We get this vitamin a number of ways. It is contained in some foods, supplements and we also get it from exposure to sunlight. Continue reading »

Vitamin C

Vitamin CVitamin C – also known as Ascorbic Acid. Its most important role is in producing and maintaining collagen, a protein substance that forms the base for all connective tissues in the body – bones, teeth, muscles, and skin. Continue reading »

Vitamin A

Vitamin AVitamin A is really a group of organic compounds that are essential not only for vision, but also just as important for healthy skin and mucous membranes (thus helping prevent the invasion of infection), and for growth. Continue reading »


Vitamins are organic compounds that are essential for our body. They initiate, regulate, and otherwise control the millions of chemical reactions going on in our body. Vitamins help the protein synthesis of tissue, and are part of the makeup and functioning of hormones. They are so vital to life they were named vitamins. Continue reading »

Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12Vitamin B12 is essential for the functioning of the healthy human body. It is a water soluble vitamin which is found in foods like lean red meat, fish, poultry and dairy products. B12 needs to be consumed and absorbed by the body every day to promote health. Continue reading »

Third trimester

3rd TrimesterYou are getting closer and closer to the day of welcoming your baby into the world. Although you may be thrilled about becoming a parent, you will likely experience concerns as well, which is perfectly normal. With good support of your partner, family members, and friends, you will get through this phase. The last third trimester is when the fetus is using all its energy to prepare a grand entrance into the world. Continue reading »