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Motherhood Hijacks Your Brain (In A Good Way)

Research shows that nothing matters more than protecting our children.

Mother holding her baby on the beach
Motherhood changes priorities in the decision making areas of our brain. Photo by Wesley Tingey via Unsplash

Have you ever met a creature more fierce than a mother who is worried about her children? That’s surely where the moniker ‘mama bear’ comes from. The peaceful black bears who used to wander into my backyard as a child were very nurturing to their cubs. But even as kids…




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Alison Escalante MD

Alison Escalante MD

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