Baby Brain is a Real Thing

baby brain is real_blog_dearbub.com

I’ve heard people talk about ‘baby’brain’ before, but I didn’t know what it would feel like.

Finally, I’m pretty sure that I know what baby brain is all about.

If I had to describe what baby brain feels like, baby brain would be that place between a hangover headache and post-orgasmic brain fog that ultimately makes it impossible to make clear decisions, and really feel like yourself.

Baby brain_quote-realletter-social-dearbub.com

I woke up this morning and put two different shoes on. I waited for 10 minutes for the toast to pop before realising that I hadn’t even turned the toaster on. I answered the phone and it took me a good five seconds to remember my relative’s name. I feel confused and find simple decisions difficult.

I know that it’s a term dubbed by mothers rather than researchers, but I’m convinced that research isn’t needed to confirm that baby brain exists! Just ask any pregnant woman or new mum, and she’ll probably say the same.

For me, whether it’s caused by hormonal changes in the body, sleep deprivation or a build up of exhaustion and emotion, baby brain is very real.


This story is a REAL LETTER sent from Jules, 33 yo, Sydney, Australia. Edited by DearBub.

Do you have a Real Letter to your DearBub that you would like to share? >

Share a Letter to Your DearBub_Dearbub.com_copyright_small button

Tags from the story
, ,
More from DearBub Guest Blogger

3 Amazing Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga

Pregnancy is the number one time that women try yoga for the...
Read More

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar

wpDiscuz