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  •  Do you happen to have a link to the cite for the (0+ / 0-)

    stress data? I remember seeing it, too, but I'd be a lot happier if I could give a source. Thanks.

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    by FarWestGirl on Wed Jul 10, 2013 at 03:01:27 PM PDT

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    •  Sorry, (1+ / 0-)
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      I wish I did.   I heard this first many years ago - maybe 20 years?   There should be several studies but I don't have any links.

      What is strange is that I've heard the stress theory and also separately stats that showed twins were more likely to be gay than a single birth but never seen the two tied together.   Knowing several mothers of twins, I can safely say most twin births are very stressful especially when the expectant mother is confined to bed rest the last several weeks of the pregnancy.

      •  ::sigh::Same time frame, I haven't been able to (1+ / 0-)
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        track them down. Seem to recall there was a German study that correlated the main development in that area was in the first trimester.

        Lol It also tracks with the stats that the more older brothers a man has, the greater the likelihood that he would be gay. The more boys a woman is already riding herd on, I guarantee you, the greater her overall stress level is. ;-)

        Information is abundant, wisdom is scarce. ~The Druid.
        ~Ideals aren't goals, they're navigation aids.~

        by FarWestGirl on Thu Jul 11, 2013 at 08:19:11 PM PDT

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