Remember when you were pregnant and you felt like there was a recurring FOG surrounding your brain? Remember how after you had that kid, you still had the FOG? (if you don’t remember, it’s because of the FOG).
This is a hilarious article about a phenomenon that all of us moms know about (and probably some dads by association): Placenta Brain. It’s written by Jeanne Sager at www.momlogic.com.
My favorite lines include:
“My brain was sucked out around the time I was passing the placenta… So this new study in the British Journal of Psychology that contends that scientists “found no evidence of persistent cognitive deterioration being associated with pregnancy or motherhood” is really cramping my style. They’ve even gone so far as to tell the BBC that ” obstetricians, family doctors, and midwives may need to use the findings from this study to promote the fact that ‘placenta brain’ is not inevitable…First they steal my name for it, and now they’re stealing the whole excuse away from me?”
You must read it!!