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Study- Induced Labor May Increase Risk of Autism

Destiny Baker3 years ago

A study cited by the Daily Mail suggests that there may be a link between induced births and autism in children.

Details of The Autism Study

  • U.S. Researchers analyzed 625,042 live births in correlation to school records, including 5,500 children diagnosed with autism.
  • The study reported findings that sped up births increased the risks of autism in boys by up to 35 percent.
  • Those involved in the research state that further work in needed in order to conclude the reasons for the link.

About Autism

  • Autism is an umbrella term that encompasses a number of developmental disorders that have an effect on a person’s ability to communicate or interact socially.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Preventions estimates that 1 in 88 children have been identified as having autism.
  • Symptoms of Autism are normally not apparent until the age of 2.
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