Stress in babies – My New favorite blog on parenting

All of blog posts here have references to actual research papers.

When babies are exposed to high levels of the stress hormone, cortisol, they are more likely to develop behavior problems and stress-related diseases later in life (Asok et al 2013; Luby et al 2013). In the worst case scenario, toxic stress can alter brain growth and shorten the lifespan.

Source: Stress in babies: An evidence-based guide to keeping babies calm and healthy

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