Stress during pregnancy is a risk factor for later depression and other illnesses. (Risiko für Depressionen: Stress in der Schwangerschaft hinterlässt Spuren im Baby-Hirn, von Katrin Neubauer)
Prof. Schwab and his team presented thier findings at the annual meeting of the (DGSM) German Society of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine in Wiesbaden on Friday, 18.10.2013. "Prenatal stress raises the levels of stress hormones in the unborn child permanently and accelerates brain maturation", said Prof. Schwab.
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