I stumbled upon an interesting read on Yahoo News. Thought you might find it interesting, too.
Inducing labor may be tied to autism, study says – by Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press.
As a mom who labored twice with the aid of labor enhancing drugs, and who is aware of many more women who did than did not, I find this a bit frightening.
The biggest study of its kind suggests autism might be linked with inducing and speeding up labor, preliminary findings that need investigating since labor is induced in increasing numbers of U.S. women, the authors and other autism experts say. Read more.
For more about autism, please click on the following.
- Autism Speaks
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders
- Autism Society
- Autism Research Institute