Trimester

13 Reasons Why You Have Cramps But No Period

Having abdominal and pelvic cramps but no period to follow can be a cause for concern. While harmless triggers like monthly ovulation and implantation of a fertilized egg can cause cramps, more serious implications are endometriosis, appendicitis, ovarian cysts and tumors, and digestive disorders like IBS and IBD. If you are pregnant, do not ignore one-sided cramps that accompany regular spotting.

First Trimester: Foods To Eat During Pregnancy

Pregnancy brings about noticeable changes to the body and it’s almost impossible to stick with one’s pre-pregnancy diet. However, eating a nutrient-dense, whole-food diet prior to the pregnancy can make ensuing months easier. Paying attention to your body’s cue be it food cravings or hunger pangs will keep you on course with your pregnancy weight gain.