pregnancy brain

‘Pregnancy Brain’ Is Making You Smarter

We've already confirmed, to your relief, that baby brain is a real thing -- it's your body's way of preparing you to bond with your child. But new research is proving that it could actually be making you smarter. Dr. Adam Franssen, a neurobiologist at Longwood University, sat down for a Reddit AMA (Ask me... Read more

Science Proves Baby Brain Is a Real Thing

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You may think you know the signs and symptoms of baby brain: car keys in the trash, soap in the refrigerator, crying at that commercial. It's that emotional, confused state many pregnant women swear they experience. Don't let anyone roll their eyes and tell you it's a myth; Victoria Bourne, PhD, says baby brain is very real... Read more

Pregnancy Brain: How to Deal When It Happens to You

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A typical evening for me Monday through Friday is pretty mundane. Come home from work. Get dressed in comfy clothes. Load washer/dryer, dishwasher, etc... Relax. You get the point. However, I only half did most of my "chores." Sure, I unloaded and loaded the washer, dryer and dishwasher, but I forgot to press "start" on at... Read more