Jul 11, 2008 ... Coupled with these, many women work for as long as possible during pregnancy to maximize their maternity leave after the baby is born. The reality is that excessive stress during pregnancy can have some severe consequences for the health of your unborn baby if you don't learn how to manage it.
Mar 2, 2017 ... If you're a natural worrier who once giggled at the joke "stress is the glue that holds me together," then you know exactly what constant stress feels like—and you're probably pretty used to it. But when it comes to being pregnant, you already know you need to curb your stress levels because it can affect your ...
May 11, 2017 ... Financial stress during pregnancy linked to low birth-weight babies.
A: We found two possible mechanisms by which maternal stress during pregnancy could affect the development of the baby. One is if the mother is very anxious or stressed while she's pregnant, there's reduced blood flow to the baby through the uterine arteries, the main source of blood and nutrition for the baby, and this ...
Jul 4, 2012 ... Stressed expectant mothers “60% more likely” to have babies with health problems, warns a Daily Mail report, duly accompanied by a picture of a pregnant women sleeping peacefully. While the Mail has whipped up a storm in a teacup...
Aug 20, 2017 ... Research has also focused on the consequences of stress during pregnancy on the child's later mental health and cognition. The children of mothers who reported multiple stressful events during pregnancy are more likely to develop behavioural problems throughout childhood. Studies also show reduced ...
Apr 7, 2010 ... The onslaught of stories about stress during pregnancy is raising our pregnant reporter's blood pressure.
Sep 28, 2007 ... Mothers who are stressed out in pregnancy 'transmit' the effect to their unborn baby as early as 17 weeks, claim scientists. They have matched the level of stress hormones found in the mother's blood to those in fluid surrounding the fetus.