Welcome back, Mamas.
We have another wonderful guest this week with the author of ‘Mother Brain: How Neuro-science is rewriting the Story of Parenthood' which has received great reviews and is stirring up the conversation on the transition to being a parent and what is really going on inside us during this pivotal time.
I am thrilled to have the brilliant journalist, Chelsea Conaboy, joining us this week. As an award-winning writer, lecturer, and reporter, Chelsea has established herself as a true expert in the field of journalism. With her work covering an impressive range of topics, from healthcare to social justice issues, her writing reflects a deep understanding and delves into nuances of the human experience.
With a talent for uncovering the untold stories that matter, Chelsea's work has made a lasting impact on both the industry and the communities she covers. With her new book, ‘Mother Brain: How Neuro-science is rewriting the Story of Parenthood' recently released, she joins us today on the podcast to share her insights and perspectives.
So sit back, relax, and get ready for an authentic and thought-provoking conversation with one of the most talented journalists out there.
[0:00] – Acknowledgements
[0:41] – Intro
[3:20] -Your Brain on Parenthood
[4:23] – Why this research?
[6:41]- So what actually happens?
[9:24] – It's all Preparation
[11:17] -Mother Brain
[15:12] – From ‘Me' to ‘We'
[18:25] – A Message for the World
[21:31]- Non-Birthing Parents
[25:35] – A Learnt Skill
[29:25] – Parental Brain Policies
[32:04] – Cultural Shift
[33:36] – Sign-off
I hope you enjoy the episode this week and find something useful, insightful, practical, helpful, healing, or inspiring. I did.
Take care, Mamas.
Remember you can see us face-to-face in the YouTube version, right HERE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VE0CttPzczw
Enjoy the full Closed Captions Transcription for the episode on the Amy Taylor-Kabbaz YouTube Channel too!
Visit Chelseas Instagram HERE @chelsea.wonder
To get hold of Chelsea's book visit her website. https://www.chelseaconaboy.com/
And here are some brilliant essays and articles written by Chelsea https://www.chelseaconaboy.com/writing
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