The association between prenatal stress and infant birth weight and gestational age at birth: a prospective investigation.

@article{Wadhwa1993TheAB,
  title={The association between prenatal stress and infant birth weight and gestational age at birth: a prospective investigation.},
  author={Pathik D. Wadhwa and Curt A. Sandman and Manuel Porto and C Dunkel-schetter and Thomas J. Garite},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1993},
  volume={169 4},
  pages={858-65}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim was to test a model of the influence of maternal prenatal psychosocial stress on birth outcomes after controlling for biomedical risk. STUDY DESIGN In a prospective study a sociodemographically homogeneous sample of 90 women was assessed during the third trimester with standard, reliable questionnaires that measured episodic and chronic stress, strain (response to stress), and pregnancy-related anxiety. Birth outcomes included infant birth weight, gestational age at birth… CONTINUE READING
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