Now and Zen: Lower prenatal stress reduces risk of behavioral issues in kids

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 11:02 in Psychology & Sociology

Expectant mothers may want to consider adopting today's trend towards stress management, in light of new research pointing to its ability to lower the risk of problematic behavior in their offspring. Researchers found that mothers who are exposed to high levels of stress during pregnancy have kids who are more than twice as likely to have chronic symptoms of hyperactivity and conduct disorder.

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