Do Chocolate Lovers Have Sweeter Babies? (Ebook)
The Surprising Science of Pregnancy
Jena Pincott writes about the quirky, under-the-radar side of science and, while pregnant, found herself wondering how her baby's gestation might tinker with her body - and how her body was shaping the future development of her unborn child. She started to ask questions that her doctors couldn't always answer and uncovered unexpected answers in scientific journals. Why do thinner women have more daughters? What do foetuses actually learn when they eavesdrop? How does Grandma's diet affect her unborn grandchild? Drawing on her scientific background Jena Pincott writes about the hidden science of pregnancy. Here is a fascinating supplement to the typical maternity guide, delving into biology, neuroscience, evolutionary psychology and epigenetics, Do Chocolate Lovers Have Sweeter Babies gives a deeper understanding to what is physically, and psychologically, happening to a woman during pregnancy. Where does the maternal instinct come from? Does stress sharpen your baby's mind - or dull it? What mind control chemicals are in breast milk, sweat and tears? It will satisfy every pregnant woman's curiosity about life's most mysterious process through the newest, most interesting and, sometimes, controversial discoveries being made by science.