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”

Climate change and pre-term delivery

As we all know, climate change is caused mostly by human. We live in a period called anthropocene. This term indicated the fact that humans have an impact on Earth’s geology and ecosystem. Just to have an idea of human impact, take just threes minutes to look at this video: A recent study published onContinue reading “Climate change and pre-term delivery”