A 23-year-old female asked:
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Does crying hurt the baby during pregnancy? Can the baby feel when I'm upset? Does crying effect the baby growth or effect the baby an Any way?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Your emotions don't have any overt affect on the baby other than the fact that when you're sad a lot you may not feel like eating properly. Pregnancy is a very emotional time for most women. A good cry can be helpful as well in letting out some of that emotion and stress.
Answered on Apr 4, 2018
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