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Stress pre-birth: How the fetus is affected by a mother’s state of mind.

  title={Stress pre-birth: How the fetus is affected by a mother’s state of mind.},
  author={Graham Music},
12 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL of BIRTH & PARENT EDUCATION u ISSUE 1 2013 The fetus: both autonomous and vulnerable Parenting is a sufficiently guilt-laden process these days, and it might seem harsh to add to this burden by focussing on the powerful psychobiological impact of a mother’s emotional states on her unborn child. However, recent research findings have described a range of powerful effects of prenatal experiences, particularly stress, on the growing fetus, many of which last well into the… Expand
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