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Stressed out: Studies Show Babies Become Anxious if Ignored for Even Two Minutes by Mother

Monday, 11 October 2010 12:18

A recent study found that babies experienced elevated levels of stress hormone cortisol after being ignored by their mother for just two minutes. And not only did they experience stress in that initial situation, but when brought back to the lab the next day, they experienced an anticipatory stress response despite their mothers attending them constantly.

Read the full article here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1305892/Six-month-old-babies-stressed-ignored-minutes-mothers.html