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Experts in Spain say stress makes women more likely to conceive a baby girl

Experts in Spain say stress makes women more likely to conceive a baby girl
WOMEN are twice as likely to give birth to a girl if they experienced more stress around the time of conception, a Spanish study has found. Researchers at

“Our research group has shown in numerous publications how psychological stress in the mother generates a greater number of psychopathological symptoms during pregnancy,’ said Professor Peralta-Ramírez.’ This study, the team explained, is one of few that has shown the impact of stress felt during and even before conception — rather than than just the psychological stress experienced during pregnancy.Sign in Log into your account Welcome!Create an account Politica de privacidad Sign up Register for an account Welcome!

Researchers at the University of Granada analysed levels of stress in 108 women from the first weeks of pregnancy to delivery.“The results we found were surprising,’ said paper author and psychologist María Isabel Peralta-Ramírez of the University of Granada.

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