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Research has found that babies put into incubators when first born are less likely to develop depression as adults - something known as the incubator effect!
The findings suggest that babies put into an incubator when they are born are three times less likely to develop anxiety or depression in later life. The results surprised the researchers, who expected to find that infants taken away from their mother so early, and placed in the incubator for long periods of time, would be more inclined to feel anxious and experience mental health problems when adults. Separation at birth has always been considered a major contributing factor to behavioural problems in adolescence and adulthood.
The long term study took a sample of 1,200 children, in Quebec, from 1986 through to 2006. Full results were published in the medical journal, Psychiatric Research. It may be due to the incubator having an impact on brain cell development or perhaps that poorly babies were given more close attention and care.
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