Forget Mommy Brain, New Motherhood Boosts Your Brain Power

Your brain is swelling with happiness. Credit: Getty Images
Once upon a time, moms were told -- and they believed -- having a baby meant losing brain cells in the delivery room.
Well, cast aside conventional thinking that suggests "mommy brai...
Well, look at the big brain on Mom. We always suspected the results of this study to be true.

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