Stress During Pregnancy Linked with Preterm Births

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Stress During Pregnancy Linked with Preterm Births

Babies born toِ women whoِ experienced a lot ofِ stress duringِ pregnancy mayِ haveِ worse health thanِ those born toِ less-stressed women, according toِ a newِ study fromِ the Netherlands.
While theِ difference mayِ seem small, theِ difference isِ clinically relevant givenِ the life-long effects thatِ pre-term birth canِ bring, theِ researchers said.
Support forِ these women couldِ help prevent long-term health consequences forِ their children, Loomans said.