More fodder for the foot soldiers in the mommy wars? A recent study at Yale University that performed brain scans on 12 new mothers suggests that women who give birth vaginally are more likely to develop stronger emotional bonds with their babies. Researchers theorize that labor contractions, which release the hormone oxytocin, may influence maternal behavior. (When a Cesarean is performed, oxytocin is not released.) [BBC]
More fodder for the foot soldiers in the mommy wars?