Report: Fevers may pose autism risk for pregnant moms

Posted at 7:42 AM, Jun 06, 2012

(WTVR) — A new study by the University of California Davis says that women who have more fevers during their pregnancy may be twice as likely to have a child with Autism.

Scientists compared these mothers to those that had fewer fevers or ones that used medication to keep their fever down. The scientists studied 11,000 children from the ages of 2 to 5 years old.

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