Sunday, 19 January 2014

HOW A BABY'S BRAIN CAN BE INFLUENCED BY MOTHER'S LIFE

Traffic pollution: Traffic fumes and industrial air pollution can dramatically increase a mother's chances of having a child with autism.
Stress: Foetal sex hormones can be affected when stress prompts the release of chemical messengers.
Smoking: Can reduce IQ.
Alcohol: Another link was an expectant mother's alcohol consumption which can affect how new brain cells integrate into the growing brain.
Sexuality: The chances of a child being gay may be raised by the expectant mother's consumption of drugs such as nicotine and amphetamines.

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