Music for babies

It is well known that music can be a therapeutic tool in any moment of our life. What is really interesting is that music has an impact also on the development of fetuses. Numerous papers dealing with the impact of listening to music during the prenatal period have been published in the last decade. FetusesContinue reading “Music for babies”

Mom’s brain

Pregnant women often have a feeling of forgetfulness, it is the so-called “mom’s brain”, or “baby’s brain”. Is it just an expression or is there any scientific truth behind it? The brain of pregnant women has always been an interested topic for scientists. In 2017 Hoeckzema and collaborators published on Nature the definitive paper aboutContinue reading “Mom’s brain”

What happens to a woman when she is pregnant

Pregnancy is that period of time in which a new life develops inside a woman’s body. As all mothers know, pregnancy is characterized by A LOT of changes in our body, both anatomical and physiological. Here is a (partial) list of changes which women experience during pregnancy. Plasma volume. It increases of about 1.5 LContinue reading “What happens to a woman when she is pregnant”