Pregnancy Causes Lasting Changes in a Woman's Brain

Growing a human being is no small feat—just ask any newly pregnant woman. Her hormones surge as her body undergoes a massive physical transformation, and the changes don’t end there. A study published Monday in Nature Neuroscience reveals that during pregnancy women undergo significant brain remodeling that persists for at least two years after birth. The study also offers preliminary evidence that this remodeling may play a role in helping women transition into motherhood. - Scientific American

Learn more here:

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/pregnancy-causes-lasting-chan...