Parenting Stress Affects New Mothers' Postpartum Lifestyle (image) Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University Share Print E-Mail Caption Dr. Deborah Young Hyman, a researcher at the Georgia Health Sciences University Georgia Prevention Institute, has shown that post-pregnancy excess weight is likely caused by the impact of new parenthood stress on physical activity. Dr. Young Hyman is shown here with new mother Ashley Yates and her baby, Isabella Yates. Credit Phil Jones, campus photographer, Georgia Health Sciences University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.