"significantly impaired on some, but not all, measures of memory, and, specifically, memory measures that place relatively high demands on executive cognitive control may be selectively disrupted. The same specific deficits associated with pregnancy are also observed postpartum."Menfolk, before you start getting smug, there's more to this story. While I think every mother I know has attributed some mental lapse to "baby brain," remember that overall, motherhood makes us smarter.
My Baby Ate My Brain!
A new report on studies of memory function during pregnancy (and beyond) states that pregnant women were,