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New moms experiencing 'momnesia'

March 4, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
If you're a new mom that's experiencing a bit of memory loss, you may have a case of momnesia.Some symptoms of momnesia include forgetting names and tasks or feeling scatterbrained.

Scientists aren't sure why motherhood affects memory, but say forgetfulness following delivery is not uncommon.

While some may see momnesia as a bad thing, experts say that failure to remember other things, may just be a mom's way of focusing on what's important, the new baby.


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