Healio.com: Greater autism risk found for children of mothers with larger waist size

Geum Joon Cho

CHICAGO — Mothers’ prepregnancy waist circumference, but not BMI, was associated with their children’s risk for autism, according to study findings presented here.

“Children born to mothers with a waist of 80 cm (31.5 inches) or more before pregnancy showed a 65% increase in the risk of

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