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They cannot both be right

Any woman who has ever had a baby has either feared or suspected they have experienced the syndrome of their brain turning to mush during the process. I’ve personally attended innumerable female-only coffee mornings, lunches and ‘quick drinks after work’ that have consisted largely of swapping self-confessed examples of the phenomenon.

It seems that science has recently been taking an interest. Here are links to two media reports that seems to contradict each other:

First up, here’s an article by Steve Connor that appears today upon the website of – THE INDEPENDENT

Secondly – giving the opposite view – here’s an earlier article by Fiona Macrae and Daniel Bates that featured on  7th April 21015 on the website of the – DAILY MAIL


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About Jane Shillingford

Jane spent the bulk of her career working on women’s magazines. Now retired and living on the south coast, she has no regrets and 'would do it all again'. More Posts