Folic Acid Might Actually Reduce the Risk of Autism

Young mother and son smiling at a playground.

Researchers at UC Davis zoomed in on a group of children whose older siblings already had an autism diagnosis. Across 241 kids, 14.1 percent of those whose mothers took prenatal vitamins during their first month of pregnancy went on to develop autism, versus 32.7 percent amongst the group whose mothers didn’t take the vitamins.

Via Popular Science

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