The story starts with old empirical knowledge, of course with so many myths. But they are often known to have a true core. However, the current state of science in such discussions really does not decide whether a phenomenon is real or not. Unfortunately, many researchers today still will often adopt a negative attitude, as long as comprehensible explanations are missing – missing in the sense of: not yet found.
Especially with the moon, there is no consensus as to whether and to what extent it has real effects on life. And especially with the moon, it can be stated that skepticism usually results from a lack of knowledge about triggering factors and contexts. No wonder, the research is still in its infancy. What do you want to expect!