Stunning Image Shows the Science Behind the Mother-Child Bond

Image Source: Rebecca Saxe/Smithsonian Magazine Everyone knows that the bond between a mother and her child is a powerful one.Not only does motherhood change a woman forever physically, mentally, and emotionally, but your baby literally changes your body, too. As in, pieces of your baby actually change your cells and live on in your body for years. It’s kind of crazy when you think about it. There’s been a lot of work done on the mother-child bond, from poems to books to artwork, but that powerful unit has never been captured quite like this before. You’re looking at the world’s first ever magnetic resonance image (MRI) of the mother-child bond, captured by neuroscientist Rebecca Saxe. The image is actually of Saxe and her own 2-month-old son, Percy. “The way we…


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