Monday, November 12, 2012
A New Autism Link: Mom's Who Had the Flu or a Fever During Pregnancy
Nicky was diagnosed with Autism 12 years ago and all the while the possible links and causes of Autism have been endless; from cold hearted moms, an autism gene, pesticides to vaccines to stress to canned tuna to antibiotics to old moms, old dads, labor inducing medications and on and on. So for those of you who are new to the “What Causes Autism” world here’s what I've learned. Read everything, and count on nothing. Science is a very slow process of elimination and the wheels of agreement turn slowly! So far we've probably eliminated 100,000 of the 1 billion possibilities and I don’t expect any silver bullets soon. Oh and that’s if you believe that only one illness is involved, which I don’t. I think under the autism spectrum in the years to come we will learn that there are multiple illness’s and multiple causes…so all I can say is pace yourself. That said I’ll continue to keep you posted and here’s the latest….