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What are the effects to the baby from maternal stress, depression, and anxiety during pregnancy?

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Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Stress &fetal effect

Stress releases chemicals and affects your hormones as well and they can affect your fetus.
Grandmothers alwasy say if one wants a happy baby the mom needs to stay happy!

In brief: Stress &fetal effect

Stress releases chemicals and affects your hormones as well and they can affect your fetus.
Grandmothers alwasy say if one wants a happy baby the mom needs to stay happy!
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Dr. Mandakini Patel
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Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
Psychiatry

In brief: Significant

These issues in pregnancy can cause an increase in maternal production of cortisol.
This elevated cortisol can effect brain development in the developing child.

In brief: Significant

These issues in pregnancy can cause an increase in maternal production of cortisol.
This elevated cortisol can effect brain development in the developing child.
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
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