Stress May Cause Spontaneous Abortions of Male Fetuses According to Study

It is already well established that the stress levels incurred during pregnancy have huge effects on the development of the fetus and the child. But now according to a new study, stress also may have an effect on the number of male births. Pregnant women who have suffered physical or psychological stress are more likely to have a daughter than a son. This was the conclusion of the study by Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and New York-Presbyterian. Catherine Monk, director of research, published in the journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences), explains: “The mother’s uterus … Continue reading Stress May Cause Spontaneous Abortions of Male Fetuses According to Study