Prenatal maternal stress exposure and immune function in the offspring.

Abstract

The intra-uterine environment provides the first regulatory connection for the developing fetus and shapes its physiological responses in preparation for postnatal life. Psychological stress acts as a programming determinant by setting functional parameters to abnormal levels, thus inducing postnatal maladaptation. The effects of prenatal maternal stress… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/10253890.2013.876404

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@article{Veru2014PrenatalMS, title={Prenatal maternal stress exposure and immune function in the offspring.}, author={Franz Veru and D P Laplante and Giamal N. Luheshi and Suzanne King}, journal={Stress}, year={2014}, volume={17 2}, pages={133-48} }