Autism may be linked to difficult births – study

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 …

2 Comments to
Autism may be linked to difficult births – study

Before posting, please read our blog moderation guidelines. The comments below begin with the oldest comments first. Click on the last comments page to jump to the most recent comments.

  1. It’s frustrating that every day, there seems to be a news story with a “theory” as to the cause of autism. Whether it’s vaccinations or genetics or the age of the parent(s), there always seems to be a new report claiming a cause. I can’t wait until the medical community starts narrowing down the potential causes so we can get a handle on this disorder.

  2. There are a lot of us out there with autism and Asperger syndrome. I like your blog, which is very informative, but I wish you would give autism its own category, as you do for ADHD and ADD. Thanks!

Join the Conversation!

Before posting, please read our blog moderation guidelines.

Post a Comment:

(Required, will be published)

(Required, but will not be published)


Recent Comments
  • Manda Wisheswell: Hello everyone. I read the ‘7 ways’ several months ago when my first depression started...
  • Darlene Lancer, LMFT: Excellent post! One technique to interrupt identification with your thoughts is to ask:...
  • Bibiana: There are so many types of bipolar people, just like any other people. We all function on different levels....
  • Jane: Dear Sunny and Liv, Many thanks for sharing your stories of endurance and courage.
  • Corina: I believe every comment on this website needed to be read- so that is what I did. Now I would like to put...
Subscribe to Our Weekly Newsletter

Find a Therapist
Enter ZIP or postal code

Users Online: 14778
Join Us Now!