Pregnancy

Autism caused by stress mother feels during pregnancy?

By on November 16, 2005

A study of 100 children indicate that children exposed to high levels of testosterone in utero (due to the mothers' stress during the pregnancy) tend to have behavior consistant with ASD.

Autism may be linked to difficult births – study

By on May 17, 2005

Reuters reports "A difficult birth or a history of mental illness in a parent may put a baby at greater risk for autism, according to a study that may provide clues to the causes of the devastating neurological disability."

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