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From the Leader in Post-Abortion Research
Vol. 10, No. 3 -- Aug. 17, 2011


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Editor's Note

An interesting news article recently reported that researchers at the University of Montreal found that children whose mothers struggled with depression had physical changes in their brains. While the research was not related to abortion, other studies have found that abortion is not only linked to depression in mothers, it is also linked to poor maternal-child bonding, parenting problems and behavioral problems among subsequent children. The article below examines the research and discusses various ways children and their mothers are impacted by abortion.

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Abortion, Depression and
The Impact on Subsequent Children



-- As a new study finds brain changes in children whose mothers were depressed, we examine the research on abortion's impact on subsequent children.

Recently, researchers at the University of Montreal have found that children whose mothers were depressed had changes in their brains. According to the article at

Researchers think that brains are sensitive to the quality of child care, according to a study that was directed by Dr. Sonia Lupien and her colleagues from the University of Montreal published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The scientists worked with ten year old children whose mothers exhibited symptoms of depression throughout their lives, and discovered that the children's amygdala, a part of the brain linked to emotional responses, was enlarged. ...

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