Severe stress can affect subsequent pregnancy

12/18/2008 | Reuters

A study of more than 1 million Danish women found severe stress can raise the risk of premature delivery in a subsequent pregnancy. Researchers say women who become pregnant within six months of experiencing the death or serious illness of a loved were 16% more likely to have a preterm birth. If the stress involved one of their children, the odds of preterm delivery increased by 23%.

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