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Monday Sept. 12’s Philadelphia Inquirer, ran an article in the Health & Science section. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania determined that stress can affect a fetus in the womb. This finding was published in the Journal of Neuroscience. The study went on to say this was an example of epigenetics. This mechanism of early stress is thought to play a role in autism and schizophrenia. If your mom was stressed during her pregnancy to you, you have to try even harder to reduce the stress in your life. We are the summation of our life experiences.