A 47-year-old member asked:
Is it ok to have kids with a man with autism spectrum disorder?
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Dr. Robert Woods answered
29 years experience in Psychiatry
A Serious Matter: The decisions to take a mate and have children are likely the most important decisions we face in our lifetime. Our ability to have and/or rear children is dependent upon our ability to parent in a responsible manner and not dependent upon a diagnosis. If you select a spouse with a known condition, be sure that you fully understand the condition and especially the long term prognosis.
Answered on Apr 25, 2019
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