Any moms out there who’s memory and concentration got completely messed up after having babies? I used to be sharp, and now it’s sometimes hard for me to focus in conversation like I struggle to form sentences sometimes. And I can’t remember anything! I was never diagnosed with ADHD, but that’s what it seems like. I sleep enough, although it’s NEVER uninterrupted. I have a 20-month-old and a two-month-old. I noticed it a little with my first baby, but after this last one, it’s so bad. Please help! I’m breastfeeding, so medication is out. Thanks so much!
Post-traumatic stress disorder depression you better get with somebody and talk to him
It’s called mom brain lol I think it happens to us all and just gets worse with every kid😂 you’re not alone
Get your thyroid checked. Under active and over active thyroid both cause brain fog and concentration issues. It’s common after giving birth.
Could just be a simple vitamin deficiency
I wouldn’t remember my head if it weren’t attached lol
Its because your body gave all your essential fatty acids to the baby. Get a good fats filled diet plan for a few months.
It’s called mom brain. It’s common once u can focus on your health (when they are older) it will get better. Mine are 4-7-11-15. It’s starting for get better but never like it once was. I’m always forgetful, or unfocused. It happens.
Yeah, I’ve become quite the dumbass after having kids. Lmao
Uh yes, you’re not alone
Just exhaustion lol the same thing happened to me. As you start sleeping more it will get better!!
Baby don’t worry you are just overworked and sleep deprived…give it time it will pass
Just being exhausted can do that to you. Along with stress from kids. I am 7 months pregnant with two kids already and I work, my mind is just like that. Its hard some days to even form an easy sentance because I’m so exhausted.
It’s normal. It will get better.
I say my kids sucked my brains out so they could be smart.
First you have pregnancy brain, then you have Mom brain. It’s a thing. Sleep is very important to clarity and you just don’t sleep like you did before you have kids. Over time you just adapt to it. Hopefully your 20 month old still naps – get them both on a nap schedule where they both are sleeping in the afternoon and just rest for an hour or so. If the older isn’t napping make it mandatory rest time where they don’t have to sleep, but no toys, just books in their bed. You can set a timer so they know when they can come out of their room.
Not at all but my mind has been cloudy since I lost my son.
Mom brain! I took a class prior to having my little one and the instructors who are also moms, let us know this is totally normal and suffer from it.
Mom brain is a real thing
Yes. 3 kids later my brain is MUSH