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Stress levels in mothers during pregnancy may shape infants’ brains – News-Medical.Net

Infants’ brains may be shaped by levels of stress their mother experiences during pregnancy, a study has revealed.

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 24 2020
Infants’ brains may be shaped by levels of stress their mother experiences during pregnancy, a study has revealed.
Stress levels in mothers – measured by a hormone linked to anxiety and other health problems – is related to changes in areas of the infant brain associated with emotional development, the study suggests.
Doctors say the findings highlight the urgent need for women to be better supported with their mental and physical health before and during…

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