Resources for Effects of Emotions and Stress in Pregnancy
Connection's Resource for Emotions and Stress in Pregnancy
Planning Pregnancy: Emotions and Stress in Pregnancy
In our section called The Stages of Pregnancy, we have outlined the planning of your pregnancy, each stage of pregnancy, giving birth, and the early period after birth. These links are devoted to effects of emotions and stress in pregnancy and how to deal with the stress while planning for your pregnancy.
Resource for Stress
and the Effects on Pregnancy
Prenatal and Perinatal
Stress: a short academic article discussing the effect of stress during pregnancy
on child development
Stress Relief Resources During Pregnancy
March of Dimes: Stress and Pregnancy
American Psychological Association: Six Myths About Stress
American Psychological Association: The Different Kinds of Stress
American Psychological Association: Mind/Body Health: information on stress and your health
American Psychological Association: Stress Tip Sheet
Most recent page update: 9/7/2012
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