John Kerr posted in autism • autism spectrum disorders • folate • folic acid • maternal nutrition • neural tube defects • nutrition • pregnancy • vitamins on May 12th, 2016.
Independent experts are unconvinced by unpublished research reporting a link between expecting mothers’ levels of folate – a vitamin pregnant women are encouraged to take – and autism in children. Pregnant women are encouraged to take the B vitamin folate, as deficiency is linked to the development of lethal or debilitating birth defects. However researchers […]
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