Breastfeeding and mental health

Today I want to talk about a very delicate topic: breastfeeding. We all know that milk produced by women is the best nutritional choice for newborn. Just to give you an example, recently, on Nature Zeng and collaborators published a very interesting paper regarding maternal milk and enteric diseases. Babies in developing countries often sufferContinue reading “Breastfeeding and mental health”

Vaccinate your kids!

Yesterday, I vaccinated my daughter against Meningococcus B. In the last five years an alarming and increasing number of people didn’t vaccinate their children. People are now questioning vaccines safety for no valid reason whatsoever. Through 400+ internet websites and social media, antivaccine groups use fake new to inject fear into parents that vaccines causeContinue reading “Vaccinate your kids!”

Motherhood and mental health

The moment a woman become pregnant, a new world of expectations opens up for her. Everybody will ask the future mother how she feels, if she is fine, what is she expecting from the pregnancy and all kind of (un)welcomed advices. The future mother reads tons of books and blogs on how to be “theContinue reading “Motherhood and mental health”