Naomi Watts Says Babies Make Her Stupid

naomi watts says babies make her stupid

Naomi Watts on Parade magazine

Naomi Watts has two sons and she's convinced they're making her dumber. Naomi gave birth to her second son Samuel in December, just about a year and a half after having first son Alexander. She says she's experiencing a bout of "mommy brain."


The other night on the Late Show With David Letterman, Naomi said, "I feel like I have probably lost a good 75 percent of my brain power. It halved itself and then halved itself again. It's not just the sleep deprivation. It is the breastfeeding, and I call it the lactose lobotomy."

I definitely feel like I've had a lactose lobotomy!

Do you feel like you're not as smart—or alert—as you were pre-baby?

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