Giving birth to a new brain: hormone exposures of pregnancy influence human memory.


Mammalian pregnancy produces alterations in maternal physiology that are necessary for maintaining gestation, fetal development and parturition. These changes also may prepare the maternal brain for the unique demands of motherhood. Parous rodents exhibit long-term changes in neurological structure and function and human work suggests that other landmark… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2010.01.015

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