Stressful Life Events Experienced by Women in the Year Before Their Infants’ Births — United States, 2000–2010

@inproceedings{Burns2015StressfulLE,
  title={Stressful Life Events Experienced by Women in the Year Before Their Infants’ Births — United States, 2000–2010},
  author={Elizabeth R. Burns and Sherry L Farr and Penelope P Howards},
  booktitle={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  year={2015}
}
Epidemiologic studies suggest that prenatal stress is associated with preterm birth, low birth weight, and peripartum anxiety and depressive symptoms. The most recent population-based study, assessing trends in stress experienced in the year before an infant's birth, used 1990-1995 data from 11 states participating in the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS). That study found that 64% of women surveyed reported experiencing at least one stressful life event (SLE), although the… CONTINUE READING

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