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Effects of Maternal Stress on Pregnancy and Childhood Development


In this session, we will:

  • Identify causes of stress in pregnancy.
  • Discuss effects of maternal stress on infants in utero, preterm delivery, fetal development, and hormone levels.
  • Explore effects of maternal stress on childhood development, intellectual outcomes, and social development & relationships.

Previously recorded on September 26, 2023

Continuing Education Credits or Certificate of Completion

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Certificate of completion will not be provided.


Dr. Evin Lackore, MD

Dr. Lackore is a pediatrician who has been practicing in rural Nebraska for almost 5 years. He has experience in providing care for children in the NICU, Hospital, and Clinic settings. Dr. Lackore serves on the Maternal/Child Health Department Board at Good Samaritan Hospital and is the Supervising Physician for the NICU there. In his down time Dr. Lackore enjoys spending time with his wife and 1yo daughter as well as being active in their local church and community events.

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