- Are Children Born with Autism, or Does it Develop Later?
pregnancy and delivery “We hear so much about autism risk factors during pregnancy and delivery. ... exposures during pregnancy and complications associated with delivery can disrupt brain processes before ... Editor’s note: You may also want to read Avoiding Toxic Exposures During Pregnancy , Risk ...
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- Zachary's Story: From Tantrums to a Touchdown
Zachary was born one month early, on January 24, 2000 after a very hard pregnancy. From the start he ...
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- A Grandmotherly Clue in One Family’s Autism Mystery
of mental or developmental disabilities. My conceptions, pregnancies and deliveries seemed entirely normal. ... part, I received copies of the medical records surrounding my mother’s pregnancy with me in 1965. ... pregnancy can produce effects that cross multiple generations. We know, for example, that the medications my ...
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- Pregnant mom seeks advice on reducing toxic exposures
“If exposure to toxic substances during pregnancy can increase the risk that my child will develop ... that environmental factors – including exposure to certain toxic substances during pregnancy – can increase the risk ... needs. Remember, your health can likewise affect your pregnancy and the health of future children. (Also ...
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- Avoiding Environmental Hazards During Pregnancy
before pregnancy. There is reason to be concerned about high levels of exposure to toxic chemicals in our ... of chemical exposures during pregnancy. (You can explore these studies here .) We have ... child. What we can say is that exposure to toxic chemicals during pregnancy or early infancy poses ...
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- How Public Health Can Deliver Breakthroughs for the Autism Community
around the time of conception, as well as infections during pregnancy. We know these factors can alter ...
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- Communicating Autism Risk
parents , extreme prematurity or low-birth-weight , and exposure during pregnancy to certain drugs ... maternal infection or exposure to rubella during early pregnancy . Around the world, scientists continue ... cures, infection, low birth weight, Michael Yudell, older parents, pregnancy, risks, Science, science ...
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- Can Grandma's Toxic Exposure Affect Child's Risk of Autism?
My mother was exposed to a potentially toxic chemical during her pregnancy. How does ... pregnancy can affect the risk of autism not just for the woman’s child but also for her grandchildren ... epigenetics, Got Questions?, pregnancy, pregnant, Science, toxic, transgenerational effects) My mother ...
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- Understanding Autism: Toward a More Inclusive World
parents, low birth weight, shorter time between pregnancies and certain gene mutations have all been shown ...
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- Videoblog: Weatherstone Fellow Conveys Passion & Thanks
Elaine Hsiao thanks the Autism Speaks community for supporting her research into pregnancy, inflammation and autism risk. Elaine Hsiao launched her career ... pregnancy may increase the risk of autism in her offspring. In the short video, below, the young scientist ...
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