Prenatal Wellness

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Science confirms - Pregnancy Brain is totally a thing

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Ha! That's what i say to my husband - ha! It's true - i'm not just slowly getting dumber and dumber i just keep having kids and they are stealing my smarts!!! I love this article because if you've been pregnant you know - sometimes you just do the dumbest stuff! Well - here is the proof. You can really blame the baby!

Science confirms - Pregnancy Brain is totally a thing

By Lindsey Champion

http://www.purewow.com/wellness/pregnancy-brain-study

If you’ve ever been pregnant, you’ve probably blamed everything from misplacing the remote to forgetting your sister-in-law’s name on “pregnancy brain.” If you’ve never been pregnant, you’ve probably rolled your eyes at that excuse.

If you fall in the latter camp, you owe your mom friends an apology. That’s because a study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience just confirmed not only that pregnancy brain is real, but also that it might last for up to two years after a pregnancy.

The study, which followed 25 women in their 30s in Spain over five years, found that making another human being changes the size and structure of parts of the brain that deal with perceiving feelings and empathy. What’s more, most of these changes remained for up to two years.....

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