Neutralizing Threats to Brain Chemistry Caused by Maternal Infections
Publication Date: January 2008
Publisher(s): National Scientific Council on the Developing Child
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Maternal health; Developmental neurobiology; Child development
Coverage: United States
This study's findings have significant implications for developing more aggressive prevention and treatment strategies for women who contract influenza and other infections when pregnant, in order to avoid long-lasting disruptions in the brain chemistry of their babies.