Latest Prenatal stress Stories
Fetuses are more likely to show left-handed movements in the womb when their mothers are stressed, according to new research.
Pregnant women may transmit the damaging effects of stress to their unborn child by way of the bacteria in their vagina and through the placenta, suggest new findings from two animal studies presented by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.
Scientists at the Universities of Liverpool, Manchester, and Kings College, London, have found that mothers who stroke their baby's body in the first few weeks after birth may change the effects that stress during pregnancy can have on an infant's early-life development.
Pregnant women may have added incentive to bulk up on broccoli and eggs now that a Cornell University study has found increased maternal intake of the nutrient choline could decrease their children's chances of developing hypertension and diabetes later in life.
Sons of male mice exposed to prenatal stress are more sensitive to stress as adults.
Young adults whose mothers experienced psychological trauma during their pregnancies show signs of accelerated aging, a UC Irvine-led study found.
NEW YORK, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Expectant mothers and their loved ones can now more closely share in the pregnancy experience thanks to the new Prenatal Yoga for Partners DVD created by HAPPYBABY, the nation's leading premium organic baby and toddler food company.
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