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Stress level in pregnant women may affect baby’s weight


26 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Experiencing stress during pregnancy has negative effects on fetal development, a new study says. In the study, pregnant mice received the natural glucocorticoid corticosterone at various times during pregnancy, and three groups were formed based on the start time, either from day 11 to 16 (20 females), from day 14…