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Are parents right to worry about "baby brain?"

CA, 23 Jul 2021
It's called "baby brain": that feeling of a loss of memory, of focus, of cognition in women who had given birth. Now studies have confirmed pregnancy alters a women’s brain, long term.

Studies in 2016 and 2021 revealed scientists found postpartum women had reductions in grey matter in regions responsible for social cognition that can last for years.

That's a serious enough issue. But for some parents, the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating this maternal brain fog.

But should parents be worried about "baby brain?" Jamie Maraucher spoke to experts who said it’s not as worrisome as it sounds.

For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/8044277/baby-brain-is-real-and-could-have-long-term-impacts-should-parents-be-worried/
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