Continuous studies often portray pregnant women as

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Continuous studies often portray pregnant women as “worse in memory, attention and applied cognitive abilities compared to non pregnant women.” (Crawley, 2008) Although only few studies have been conducted, they thoroughly examined the ability of pregnant women’s cognitive abilities during and after pregnancy. A woman over goes many “dramatic physiological, hormonal and psychological changes” (Onyper et al., 2010) that many assume would significantly show a decline in cognition functions. Most of the studies conducted come up with their results through comparing different aspects of cognition during and after pregnancy versus non-pregnant women. There were a variety of results produces; many did not show a statistical significance. One of the traits that showed the most significance was “Digit Symbol-Coding, a marker of perceptual-motor speed”(Crawley, 2008). The general speed of processing information and performing tasks significantly declined post pregnancy during the early stages of motherhood. These
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