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Depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy may harm childhood development, study finds

A mother's depression and anxiety from conception through the first year of the baby's life is associated with negative developmental outcomes through adolescence, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

From conception through the first year of life is when exposures and early life experiences may modify development starting from when he or she is in the womb to that critical first year as a growing child and onward.  Read more about  this here. 

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