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Motherhood Myths

1/7 Stress Is The Best

Image titleIt has been said that stress during pregnancy is always bad for the baby, however, research is now showing that a moderate level of stress is actually helpful for the baby. It tones the fetus's nervous system and accelerates its development. Women who experienced moderate stress during their pregnancy have two-week-old infants with brains that work at a faster speed than infants of mothers without the same level of stress. As well as by the time they two-years old they have higher motor and mental development scores.