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More about Prenatal Folic Acid and Autism | Blog | Autism Speaks

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Mar 12, 2013 ... Norway doesn't require folic acid to be added to food, so prenatal vitamins are the ... the factors that increase or decrease the risk of autism with water being added to ... Folate “deficiency” can likewise show up in individuals with gene ... Bottom line: Taking prenatal vitamins before and after conception is an ...

Prenatal Vitamins Before and After Conception May ... - Autism Speaks

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Study bolsters idea that low folic acid may increase risk in those with genetic ... may lower the risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)—at least if ... a practical step women can take to reduce the risk of autism in their children.

Can Folic Acid Reduce the Risk of Autism? | PBS NewsHour

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Feb 15, 2013 ... Women who took folic acid supplements before and during early ... at this link between autism and folic acid in the early days after conception? ... This article indicates yet another prenatal factor associated with increased risk for ASD. ... by changes in diagnostic criteria, provider and public awareness, etc.

Prenatal Folic Acid Linked to Lower Risk of Autism | ASF Blog

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Feb 19, 2013 ... Autism, a disorder which can lead to developmental delays, trouble ... Prenatal Folic Acid Linked to Lower Risk of Autism ... women trying to conceive take folic acid supplements as a way to prevent spina ... In the CHARGE study, the reduced risk was for ASD, not just autistic disorder as in the MoBa study.

What Is Autism? | Autism Behavioral Services

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of ... Increasing autism awareness is a key aspect of this work and one in which our ... A growing body of research suggests that a woman can reduce her risk of having a child with autism by taking prenatal vitamins containing folic acid and/or  ...

Too Much Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 in Pregnancy May Boost Autism ...

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May 11, 2016 ... ... pregnancy may be more likely to have a child with autism, a new study suggests. ... Autism Risk Linked to High Folate Levels in Pregnancy ... The findings will be presented Friday (May 13)at the 2016 International ... to conceive take a daily prenatal vitamin containing folic acid to reduce their baby's risk of ...

Pregnant women who take folic acid could reduce their child's risk of ...

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Feb 12, 2013 ... The reduced risk was observed in mothers who took folic acid from four weeks ... Pregnant women who take folic acid could reduce their child's risk of autism by 40% ... Women should take folic acid while they are trying to conceive and ... that it may offer protection against Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Autism and Prenatal Vitamins « Science-Based Medicine

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Jun 14, 2011 ... If their mothers took prenatal vitamins, the odds ratio for the risk of autism was ... This suggests that the maternal-fetal environment can magnify the effects of a ... We already recommend folic acid supplements for women who might ... Observe - pre-natal vitamins reduce autism, causal factors of autism match ...

Synthetic folic acid supplementation during pregnancy may increase ...

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Keywords: Folic acid, excess vitamins, autism, folate, synthetic vitamins. 1. ... awareness that there are necessary nutritional factors that were not fully ... conception, continual high levels of folic acid supple- ... associated with a decrease in Alzheimer's disease risk. ... creased folic acid supplementation could be relevant...

Folic acid in pregnancy may help lower autism risk – The Chart ...

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Feb 12, 2013 ... Experts have known for some time that taking folic acid can prevent neural ... taking folic acid prior to pregnancy may reduce the risk of autism in children," ... Took 2 to 3 times the required folic acid, and have a child with classic ASD. ... during pregnancy and for women trying to conceive for a very long time...

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More Evidence that Folic Acid Reduces Autism Risk ... - Autism Speaks

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Feb 12, 2013 ... ... into a common diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the ... Nor do they indicate that prenatal folic acid can ensure that a child will not develop autism. ... Autism Speaks continues to fund studies on autism risk and folic acid and .... My wife took folic acid supplements before the conception of my ....

Avoiding Toxic Exposures During Pregnancy | | Autism Speaks

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These can include a pregnant woman's exposure to certain chemicals such as ... And we can't say that avoiding one particular exposure means reducing risk of ASD for a ... Recommendations to consider if you're pregnant or trying to conceive: ... (Also see “Evidence that Folic Acid Reduces Autism Risk” and “More about .....

Preventing Autism in Pregnancy: Is it Possible? | Fit Pregnancy and ...

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex condition, affecting 1 in 68 ... That includes doing what they can to lower their child's risk for autism spectrum disorders (ASD), ... Wang, M.D., senior vice president of medical research for Autism Speaks. ... recommends pregnant women take between 400 to 800 mcg of folic acid ...