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RES: Film recommendation: “The nine months that made you”

HEAL member Réseau Environnement Santé (RES) suggests the 4 part series film titled “The nine months that made you” by Horizon which explores the secrets of what makes a long, healthy and happy life. It turns out that a time you can’t remember - the nine months you spend in the womb - could have more lasting effects on you today than your lifestyle or genes. It is one of the most powerful and provocative new ideas in human science, pioneered by a British scientist, Professor David Barker. His theory has inspired a field of study that is revealing how our time in the womb could affect your health, personality, and even the lives of your children. Watch the film here.

Originally posted on 31 January 2012

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