Date published: 6/9/2021

Two studies by Distinguished Professor Chris Dunkel Schetter and a group of researchers, published in the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology and Annals of Behavioral Medicine, were featured on the UCLA Newsroom.

Professor Dunkel Schetter and colleagues found that a mother’s stress prior to giving birth may accelerate her child’s biological aging. In the second study, women who had high stress during the months and even years before conception had shorter pregnancies than other women.

The research has also received attention from other websites (listed below):