Stress & Infertility Research

There has been much controversy regarding whether or not a woman who is brutally raped is less likely to conceive. The idea has been scoffed at by the media and firmly rejected by many.

However, scientific research has spoken on this theory. Even though no study specifically relates to rape and fertility, the link between stress and infertility exists according to the following studies:

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