July 22 2021 4:58pm

Are parents right to worry about ‘baby brain?’

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. Jamie Maraucher reports on the phenomena, and how it could be exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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