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”

Parenting is a choice

I recently start watching the new Netflix series “Babies”. The series hosts thirty-six scientists who devoted their life study children’s development. One of the scientists interviewed in the first episode in Prof. Ruth Feldman. I was very interested in what she explained, so I decided to read some of her last papers and write anContinue reading “Parenting is a choice”

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”