It’s time to have a baby!

Don’t worry, this is not an article on the biological clock. It is an article regarding the most common time to come to this world. In the last two decades, the number of cesarean sections raised in the U.S.. About 50% of births are the result of a programmed C-section or induced labor. Thus, mostContinue reading “It’s time to have a baby!”

Motherhood and Doctorate

As you already know, I had my daughter during my PhD. In particular, I delivered my baby in September 2019 and my thesis was due in December. Since the moment I was pregnant I couldn’t enter the lab, so I couldn’t perform any more experiments. It was not a big deal, since I already hadContinue reading “Motherhood and Doctorate”

Brain development in children

The majority of human brain’s structure is shaped in the first 3 years of life. In details, when a child is born, his/her brain size and architecture is only 25% of the adult size. At age 1 is about 70%, and at age 3 is around 85%. The first 1000 days are, thus, quite importantContinue reading “Brain development in children”