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Pregnancy & Cell Phones Causing Kids To Misbehave?

Updated on May 19, 2012
Using cellphones during pregnancy might not be the best idea!
Using cellphones during pregnancy might not be the best idea!

Pregnant Women, Cellphones & Kids' Misbehaving!

A new study links a woman's cellphone usage in pregnancy to her child's later deportment.

Researchers are NOT saying that cellphone usage causes behavioral problems, but they do know that women who use cellphones regularly have children with greater behavioral problems.

The study was conducted in Denmark, where researchers followed 28,000 women and their seven-year-old children.

About 3% had borderline behavioral problems and another 3% had serious behavioral difficulties.

However, mothers who used cellphones while pregnant---and whose children also used cellphones---had kids who were 50% more likely to have behavioral problems!

And here's more devastating news: Kids whose mothers used cellphones while pregnant---but did not use a cellphone themselves---were more than 40% more likely to have behavioral difficulties!

The study was published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.

Is this behavior the result of mom's cellphone use during pregnancy?
Is this behavior the result of mom's cellphone use during pregnancy?

Madam Aphrodite™ Speaks...

While this study does NOT say that cellphones cause behavioral problems, the outcome of the study is what counts. 

The fact is that moms who use cellphones regularly in pregnancy have kids who develop behavioral problems. 

The facts are the facts!

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      QudsiaP1 6 years ago

      Don't know about that but cellphones definitely make kids misbehave.

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