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One More Reason to Get Your Flu Shot ...
Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff posted:
This study should not alarm you but reinforces the awareness of getting the flu vaccine -

Flu During Pregnancy May Be Linked to Autism Risk

Practice good prevention strategies to keep your family members healthy and avoid the flu germs!

Flu Prevention: Top Ways to Avoid the Flu

Did you get your vaccine yet? Any flu symptoms in your family or friends?

~To be a child is to know the joy of living, To have a child is to know the gift of life.~ Author Unknown
scperdomo7 responded:
Key words: "may be". The study also says, there is no need to be alarmed because 98% of women who experienced fever or flu during pregnancy went on to have children who did not have symptoms of Autism.

Sounds like just another way to get more people to get a flu vaccine (i.e: more money for doctor's offices).

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