|The Mystery of the Maternal Instinct|
|Original air date||November 4, 2015|
|Written by||Dean Lopata|
Niceole R. Levy
|Directed by||Michael Schultz|
|Previous One||The Mystery of the Dead Heat|
|Next One||The Mystery of the Ghost in the Machine|
The Mystery of the Maternal Instinct is the twenty-ninth episode and seventh episode of Season 2 of The Mysteries of Laura.
The body of a pregnant woman is found on the side of the road while the team is pursuing an international smuggling ring, but they soon discover something surprising about the goods being trafficked.
- Debra Messing as Detective Laura Diamond
- Josh Lucas as Captain Jake Broderick
- Laz Alonso as Detective Billy Soto
- Janina Gavankar as Detective Meredith Bose
- Max Jenkins as Max Carnegie