Although we often hear that motherhood changes people, we don’t really know why or how. We dismiss “hormones” and “mood swings” without understanding what is really happening – until we become mums ourselves. Then it’s a whole new reality and adjustment period, for many ofus.
Researchers have found that being a mother literally changes you as a person, often due to neurological changes in the brain that starts during pregnancy. Yes, you heard that right. While “Mommy brain” is a term people throw around for fun, it is a real condition.
If you want to find out some ways motherhood can change you for the better (or better understand how it may have already), keep reading to find out more.