Friday, August 19, 2005

Baby comes with brain repair kit for mum

Pregnant women get a brain boost from the fetus. Fetal stem cells pass through the placenta into the blood stream and eventually into the brain. There they can develop into new neurons to repair the wear and tear on an aging brain.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

So, why do women lose IQ with every child they bear? ;-)

Kendall said...

In my experience they tend to wise up.