Are parents right to worry about “baby brain?”

About This Source - Global News

Global News is the news and current affairs division of the Canadian Global Television Network, based in Vancouver, Canada.

Recent from Global News:

  • 9 dead in north India landslide
  • Torrent of floodwater in Belgian town washes away cars, leaves path of destruction
  • Cross Canada Spotlight: community helps volunteer fire department, Indigenous culture-based school
  • Global News published this video item, entitled “Are parents right to worry about “baby brain?”” – below is their description.

    It’s called “baby brain”: that feeling of a loss of memory, of focus, of cognition in women who had given birth. Now studies have confirmed pregnancy alters a women’s brain, long term.

    Studies in 2016 and 2021 revealed scientists found postpartum women had reductions in grey matter in regions responsible for social cognition that can last for years.

    That’s a serious enough issue. But for some parents, the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating this maternal brain fog.

    But should parents be worried about “baby brain?” Jamie Maraucher spoke to experts who said it’s not as worrisome as it sounds.

    For more info, please go to

    Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE:

    Like Global News on Facebook HERE:

    Follow Global News on Twitter HERE:

    Follow Global News on Instagram HERE:

    #babybrain #GlobalNews

    Global News YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: COVID-19

    Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

    Symptoms of coronavirus

    The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

    • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
    • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
    • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

    Latest News about Covid-19

    Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

    5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Suspension of travel bubble with Australia ‘not a difficult decision to make’ — PM
  • Cuba: Fears over missing demonstrators in Havana
  • Jon Rahm and Bryson DeChambeau Withdraw from the Olympics After Positive Covid Tests | CBS Sports HQ
  • Travellers with mixed vaccines say they can’t board some cruises
  • Protesters in Tunisia demand government step down amid Covid-aggravated economic woes • FRANCE 24
  • Leave a Comment