Jul 05

Pregnancy: Week 12

Pregnancy: Week 12

In week 12 spontaneous abortions are from now less common. The reason why spontanious abortions happen during the first 12 weeks is because the embryo is sick or there is something not normal.

Jul 05

Why is sugar so bad for you? Everything you need to know about sugar

Why is sugar so bad for you? Everything you need to know about sugar

Sugar is not a nutrient that the body needs, it provides energy, but no nutrients. Sugar is not dangerous in moderation so we don't have to avoid it altogether, but are you aware of how much sugar you get in the day? That's the problem, if you're trying to be aware of the sugar intake, then you also need to be aware of the hidden amount of sugar found in many foods.

Jul 05

Pregnancy: Week 11

Pregnancy: Week 11

In this week the intestinal system, liver, brain, and lungs start slowly to function. The head does not grow as fast anymore, so it gets more proportional to the rest of the body.

Jul 05

Pregnancy: Week 10

Pregnancy: Week 10

From this week the baby is just going to grow and mature towards the birth. The kidneys start to produce urine. The eyes are clear and covered by a thin skin layer that will become eyelid, but the baby can not open the eyes before 5-7 month.

Jul 05

Pregnancy: Week 9

Pregnancy: Week 9

From this week all the organs are finished, but far from being fully developed. Now we call the baby fetus, and the embryonic period is now over. This means that it will look more like a baby every day.

Jul 04

Pregnancy: Week 8

Pregnancy: Week 8

In week 8 the baby is still growing very fast, around 1 millimeter every day. In the brain, the pituitary, that controls the production of the hormones are developing now.