30 Jun '11, 6pm

Prenatal vitamins lower autism risk

Prenatal vitamins lower autism risk

Researchers looked at data for children who were 2 to 5 years old. They asked the mothers about their use of prenatal vitamins, multivitamins, other nutritional supplements and dry cereal to measure their prenatal intake of nutrients like folate that are important in early neurodevelopment. They evaluated the risk of autism when the mother took prenatal vitamins before conception, later in pregnancy and regularly during pregnancy.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/family/babies-pregnancy/blogs/prenatal...

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