This is amazing! Children need all the love and nurturing we can give them!
Click here to read the full article. Parenting Rewires Male Brain
Cultures around the world have long assumed that women are hardwired
to be mothers. But a new study suggests that caring for children awakens
a parenting network in the brain—even turning on some of the same
circuits in men as it does in women. The research implies that the
neural underpinnings of the so-called maternal instinct aren't unique to
women, or activated solely by hormones, but can be developed by anyone
who chooses to be a parent."
"This is the first study to look at the way dads' brains change with
child care experience," says Kevin Pelphrey, a neuroscientist at Yale
University who was not involved with the study. "What we thought of as a
purely maternal circuit can also be turned on just by being a
parent—which is neat, given the way our culture is changing with respect
to shared responsibility and marriage equality."]
Posted by: Dr. Mary Kay Keller