McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Stress During Pregnancy: Does Stress Affect Fetal and Child Health?

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This video addresses the question of how stress affects fetal and child health. Pregnancy is often considered a happy experience but many woman encounter stress in various ways. Many women may worry about employment, the health of their baby, lack of familial and partner support and whether or not to continue education. Many pregnant mothers may even wonder whether or not the stress that they are experiencing affects their baby's health.

— Created by Rafaella Shammas (Arts and Science & Biochemistry), Fanny Lynch (Biochemistry), Eshan Shan (Life Science),
Annelise Koehler (Health Science) and Zion Lee (Biochemistry)