Saturday, February 11, 2006

It's not my fault I'm fat...


It's Lorna's! New Scientist has at last given me the information I need - a study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's National Primate Centre revealed that males gain an extra 10% of their body weight during the pregnancy of their partner. Possibly a store of energy for when the baby is born, the gain is probably triggered by higher levels of prolactin, a hormone produced during the latter stages of pregnancy.

So, see? It's not my fault. Maybe this hormone is also present in biscuits and cheese. I think we should be told.

2 comments:

  1. Cheers man - you can tell how much I like it by the shakes I got trying to photograph it.

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  2. Kane Davidson15/2/06 11:47

    Good to see things are coming together ahead of your new arrival. Lovely shelving.......

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