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The emotional stress caused by COVID-19 will lead to smaller babies being born, predicts Loughborough scientist

Emeritus Professor Barry Bogin, an expert in Biological Anthropology, has reviewed previous ‘biocultural’ studies – including his analysis of changes in birth weight related to the 2008 financial crisis in Spain – to predict how COVID-19 will impact the birth weight of the next generation.

14 August 2020