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Weight gain and autism

Created: 10/29/2013 8:52 PM WHEC.com

A new study is taking a closer look at the relationship between a mother's weight gain during pregnancy and the risk her unborn child has for developing autism. The study is talking about excessive weight.


The study found even small increases in that excessive weight were linked to a slightly higher, but significant risk for autism. But there is more to the research.

Dr. Louis Papa broke down the information on Roc City Tonight. To see the interview, press play on the video player.



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