A Newborn’s Placenta May Reveal Autism Risk


I think some of us parents who have special needs kids can fall into the trap of “what did I do?” We often question if it is our fault for our child being a special needs child. I took the route of accepting our children’s diagnosis and learning how to help them. I wasn’t the one who suffered illnesses, panic attacks and developmental delays. So why feel the guilt and pain?

A new article on USA today might have a new way to asses if a child will develop autism; they day they are born.

A newborn’s placenta may reveal autism risk.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2013/04/25/autism-placentas-newborns/2110349/

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