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Mothers who attend baby signing classes are more stressed

Baby signing courses claim to reduce stress for new mothers. In each session caregivers learn to read their babies non verbal 'talk' to increase communication. However, a recent study published in the Infant and Child Development journal has found that mothers who attend these classes are more stressed.

The authors say that these classes may attract stressed mothers, and the evidence now suggests that the course doesn't alleviate this stress.

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