Smoking While Pregnant Turns Babies Gay – Scientist

A neuroscientist at the Amsterdam University has caused a storm by claiming that women live a stressful life, take drugs or smoke while pregnant could have children who are intellectually challenged and sexually influenced.

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Neurologist professor Dick Swaab’s statement will open up the debate once again on how people turn out to be gay.

Pre-birth exposure to both nicotine and amphetamines increases the chance of lesbian daughters. Pregnant women suffering from stress are also more likely to have homosexual children of both genders because their raised level of the stress hormone cortisol affects the production of foetal sex hormones.

Swaab also said that boys with many older brothers could turn gay.

Sounds ludicrous but Swaab says his research shows that smoking and other not-so-clever lifestyle choice do turn children gay.


With information from GayStarNews