The November 2021 #IWFReads Author Chat features Abigail Tucker, author of Mom Genes: Inside the New Science of Our Ancient Maternal Instinct. We all know how babies are made, but scientists are only just beginning to understand what makes a mother.

Through Mom Genes, Abigail dives into the inner workings of maternal instinct and the mom brain. It is dissected through a fascinating lens of the latest research on biology and psychology, and her own personal experience.

Abigail discusses:

  • Why mothers are (or are not) destined to mimic their own moms
  • Maternal aggression and the protective gene 
  • How dads are different from moms
  • How a crisis like the pandemic can make or break a mom

Watch the recording below, and don’t forget to pick up a copy, digital download, or audio link of Mom Genes. Join our private #IWFReads​ Book Club Facebook group here to stay in the loop and be the first to know about future events.