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Weekly Neuroscience Update

Fathers given boosts of the hormone oxytocin show increased activity in brain regions associated with reward and empathy when viewing photos of their toddlers, a new study finds.  286 more words

Weekly Round-Up

How to increase the 'love hormone' in your body

Oxytocin is a hormone produced primarily in the hypothalamus and acts as a neurotransmitter in the brain. It plays a huge role in the female reproduction system during child birth and with lactation. 757 more words

Love

Tend and Befriend - The Little Known Female Stress Response

2017 is not over yet Sisters!  There is a whole Summer of fun, Autumn of serenity and Winter of vitality to discover!  This article gives you a refreshing and fun new way to thrive for the rest of this year.   1,054 more words

Blog

Love or evolution?

We all love our children, or most of us do. Those awful cases of child neglect, abuse and worse are, thankfully, exceptions. So this is about the vast majority. 610 more words

Dinner for two! feeling unstoppable today??

Its the day after Valentines day. How are you feeling today? For a number of people that are in the Dating / Married life you could be feeling a number of things. 174 more words

Health Coaching

Labor: Your time to have a cocktail

All right, maybe labor isn’t as easy or relaxing as my title makes it sound, but it can be an empowering experience. I say “can be” because there are numerous factors that go into the experience. 1,054 more words

Motherhood

Synthetic oxytocin& the effect on mothers' mental health

I have a bit of a love affair with oxytocin (aka the love hormone – pun intentional!). For that positive labour experience that birthing mothers are looking for it’s vital to keep her body producing good quantities of this hormone to help her birth baby as efficiently as possible. 201 more words