“Even before a woman gives birth, pregnancy tinkers with the very structure of her brain. Gray matter becomes more concentrated. Activity increases in regions that control empathy, anxiety, and social interaction. On the most basic level, these changes, prompted by a flood of hormones during pregnancy and in the postpartum period, help attract a new mother to her baby.”
Scientists are discovering so many cool things about what happens in the brains of new moms!
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