Stressed Out During Pregnancy = Asthma & Allergies for Baby

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Women who suffer stress during their pregnancies are more likely to give birth to children who will suffer from asthma and allergies, according to new research.

Stressed moms-to-be may pass that stress on to their babies in the form of a "social pollutant," according researchers from Harvard Medical School who presented their findings Sunday at the American Thoracic Society's 2008 International Conference in Toronto.