Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Stress can affect baby’s development

Stress can affect baby’s development: "Researchers have linked stress experienced by pregnant women to higher incidences of mental and behavioural problems in their children. The research, presented recently at a Royal college of psychiatrists conference in London, suggests high levels of the stress hormone, cortisol, in amniotic fluid in the womb could affect the development of the brains of foetuses, affecting their future social skills, language ability and memory. " ... (Click on title link above to read entire infant stress article.) ...

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