Maternal stress during pregancy may last for generations

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It isn't breaking news that being stressed during pregnancy can have a negative impact on a woman's unborn child - studies have shown that maternal stress can lead to complications like pre-term birth and low birth weight, as well as affect an unborn child's temperament, neurobehavioral development, and maybe even IQ. Now a new study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, suggests that effects of maternal stress can be passed down even to the woman's grandchildren… Read More

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