I’ve been such a big fan of Verily magazine since they began, and was so sad they had to stop the print magazine. The articles are always so engaging, informative, and well-written, plus the graphics and photography are top-notch. So I’m thrilled that they just published a little piece I wrote on ways to keep your brain active after you’ve had a baby.
Shortly after having my first baby, I came across dozens of mommy self-help articles online. Most of them focused on things like how to avoid dressing frumpy, how to eat quick-and-healthy meals, how to get back into an exercise regime, and how to keep your marriage strong. While these are all good concepts, something important was missing: how to keep your brain alert and your intelligence afloat postpartum.
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