The research is important because it dispels the stereotype of pregnant women or new mothers as performing suboptimally.
In terms of employment and putting women on important tasks, there may be a tendency to think "Oh well, she’s pregnant, so maybe she won’t be fully on the ball," said Dr. Christensen. "That attitude still exists. I think our study challenges that idea and shows that women have exactly the same level of functioning."
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