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!”

Skin and pregnancy

It is said that pregnant women experience the “pregnancy glow”. The skin turns “rosy” and becomes softer. Well, during my pregnancy neither my skin nor my hair became shiny. So, moved by my curiosity, I made a literature research and found out the most common skin changes occurring during pregnancy. Pregnancy is characterized by immunologic,Continue reading “Skin and pregnancy”

Pregnancy and COVID-19

In this last month we are hearing a lot about COVID-19 and how it causes a severe respiratory syndrome (that is why the virus’ name is SARS-COV-2). However, very little is said about what happen to pregnant women who are affected with the virus. Since I have a couple of friends who are pregnant andContinue reading “Pregnancy and COVID-19”