The Impact of Hurricane Harvey on Pregnant Moms

The Impact of Hurricane Harvey on Pregnant Moms

Can Online Writing Decrease Anxiety, Improve Outcomes? HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2018 — Johanna Bick, assistant professor of clinical psychology at the University of Houston, is launching a study of women who were pregnant during Hurricane Harvey, or who became pregnant within six months after, to track the role of stress in neonatal development and pregnancy outcomes and whether a simple online writing exercise can alleviate some of that anxiety. “Pregnant women are an especially vulnerable […]