March 2024 - The Ultrasound Suite

What Is “Pregnancy Brain”?

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Sophia McCarthy

When listening to friends and family discussing their pregnancies, you may have heard them jokingly refer to their “pregnancy brain” when they locked their keys into the car or completely blanked on a sibling’s name. Maybe you’ve noticed yourself becoming strangely forgetful, distracted or generally foggy-brained during your pregnancy. If so, you’ll be glad to know that you’re not imagining it!

 

WHAT IS PREGNANCY BRAIN?

Pregnancy brain or ‘momnesia’ are terms used to describe feelings of spaciness, bouts of forgetfulness, memory lapses, brain fog, and an overall inability […]