Study Finds Stress Can Impact Gender Of Baby
Provided By - Video Elephant on April 12, 2021
A new study from the University of Granada has revealed that stress can influence the gender of a woman's baby.
The study found women being stressed before pregnancy and during conception affected the gender of the baby.
Women who experienced stress before becoming pregnant and during conception were twice as likely to have a girl.
The study analyzed 108 women's stress levels via the concentration of cortisol in their hair.
The results we found were surprising, as they showed that the women who had given birth to girls presented higher concentrations of hair cortisol in the weeks before, during, and after the point of conception, María Isabel Peralta Ramírez.
Women who gave birth to girls were found to have cortisol concentrations almost double that of mothers who had boys.