Many of us expect pregnant women to have the odd moment of stupidity—and even more so once the child is born—and attribute the dippy behavior to this well-known phenomenon. But despite popular acceptance of baby brain theory, scientific literature on the subject is decidedly mixed. The results are far from conclusive , and are countered by studies showing no cognitive differences during pregnancy and early motherhood. Tombeau Cost noticed that several studies of pregnant women found a subjective assessment in reduced cognition, but no objective evidence.
Lightning crotch: What to know about shooting pain during pregnancy
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Pregnancy can cause several uncomfortable symptoms. While many people are aware of the possibility of morning sickness and Braxton-Hicks contractions, they may not be as familiar with lightning crotch. Lightning crotch is the colloquial term for shooting pain in the crotch, which is most likely to occur during pregnancy. It can also occur if a person is not pregnant, but will then have different causes. In this article, learn about the causes and symptoms of lightning crotch, as well as when to see a doctor. Lightning crotch refers to sharp or shooting pain in the vagina, rectum, or pelvis.
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I n the months since the Harvey Weinstein story broke and the MeToo movement exploded, there has been a growing awareness of the use of non-disclosure agreements NDAs , in some cases, to gag victims of sexual assault, or buy their silence, preventing them from going public with their stories, or even sharing information with colleagues and acquaintances. Many people, however, remain unaware of the extensive use of such agreements to silence women who have experienced maternity discrimination. We know that such discrimination is rife in the UK: an Equality and Human Rights Commission report estimated in that 54, women a year lose their jobs as a result. But the full picture may be masked by the widespread abuse of NDAs.