hormones and pregnancy

What are the long-term effects of pregnancy on your hormones? (Part 2 of 2)

How pregnancy impacts your thyroid health, your periods, and – you guessed it – your sex drive..   Welcome to Part 2 of our two-part series: “What are the long-term effects of pregnancy on your hormones?” Last post, we talked about how pregnancy and its unique hormonal cocktail affects your memory, hair, sex organs, and cancer risk, particularly after you …

hormones and pregnancy

What are the long-term effects of pregnancy on your hormones? (Part 1 of 2)

Here’s how your brain and body changes.   From brain structure to memory, skin to hair, and cancer risk to dental health, your body undergoes some massive changes when you’re pregnant. That’s because you experience hormonal surges and drops like you never have before. But, don’t worry! When we say “change,” we don’t mean “permanent deterioration.” Your body is in …