Pregnancy Brain is so real.

Since I got pregnant I have heard quite a few women I know mention "pregnancy brain", and I never believed all the talk, until... I got it myself.Yep, prego brain, I have a nice case of it! Forgetting things, getting side-tracked constantly, oh and not to mention crying at the most ridiculous moments....more

You Know You're Pregnant When...

Along with the expanding belly, swollen feet and bizarre dreams, pregnancy has the habit of doing something to a woman that only perhaps a breastfeeding mum or OAP can relate to: it makes you lose your brain! Pregnancy brain is the cause of many a missed appointment, many an embarrassing moment and of course the tendency to lose track of what it was you were saying halfway through your sentence. Ah, pregnancy bliss! Hmmm. Why don't the women on those pregnancy books look quite as confused as I feel most of the day?! ...more

Unbeatable "Pregnancy Brain" Moment!

Nobody can beat my 'pregnancy brain' story, I am sure of it! I just went to take my prenatal with OJ and I opened my pill bottle... and proceeded to pour OJ in it! LOL! Wtf?? Not cool. That was my last refill!  I literally stared at the bottle in my hand, for like ten seconds, blinking.  I cannot believe I just did that!!~ Aunaleis...more

Pregnancy brain is real - I love second trimester pregnancy symptoms

Pregnancy brain is a real thing. I would actually go so far as to classify it as “slightly nutty”. My hubby says that it just amplifies my usual self, which could be a good or a bad thing. He didn’t clarify. Regardless, here’s what pregnancy brain does to you at five months pregnant:...Continue reading at The Mommyhood Project...more

Theories on how & why a woman's brain changes during pregnancy

Remember "Mommy brain"? That feeling during (and after) pregnancy that your mind just doesn't function like it used to? Well, brain researchers have some ideas as to why that happens. It's possible that:1. Hormones might prepare a woman's brain for motherhood (think crying baby) by heling her "become less rattled by stress and more attuned to her baby's needs." The example they give is basically, How else do you account for dads being able to sleep right through a babies cries?...more