Mother's prenatal stress predisposes their babies to asthma and allergy

Monday, May 19, 2008 - 03:21 in Health & Medicine

Women who are stressed during pregnancy may pass some of that frazzlement to their fetuses in the form of increased sensitivity to allergen exposure and possibly future asthma risk, according to researchers from Harvard Medical School who presented their findings at the American Thoracic Society`s 2008 International Conference in Toronto on Sunday.

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