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Does a mother's state of mind prior to conception affect the fetus?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: No

A very intriguing question, but there is no evidence to support any association.

In brief: No

A very intriguing question, but there is no evidence to support any association.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Metaphysical questio

Your question is metaphysical and i cannot answer to those ramifications.
I will say, though, that maternal sorrow, anxiety, depression, stress do affect the pregnancy adversely and increase the risk for small babies, preterm birth and cesarean section. A healthy, optimistic mood is essential in all aspects of life, including reproduction!

In brief: Metaphysical questio

Your question is metaphysical and i cannot answer to those ramifications.
I will say, though, that maternal sorrow, anxiety, depression, stress do affect the pregnancy adversely and increase the risk for small babies, preterm birth and cesarean section. A healthy, optimistic mood is essential in all aspects of life, including reproduction!
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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