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    Anon_236170 posted:
    I have a question. My husband and I are thinking about having a third child. My first son is 4 and has autism. My daughter is almost 3 and is "normal". What are my chances of having another child with autism?
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    phoenix31674 responded:
    I don't think anyone can really say. They are studies that shows it can run in families, but then again this is a disorder that no one knows what causes it whether there are firm genetic or environmental triggers. There is a bigger prevalence in boys, but really no one can really say.


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