A 56-year-old member asked:
Do older parents cause learning disorders in child?
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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera answered
27 years experience in Pediatrics
No: There is no association between older parents and learning disabilities. Although, older mom's are more likely to have babies with down syndrome. And, there is emerging evidence that older fathers maybe at risk to have children with autism. Both of which, may have learning problems.
Answered on Apr 22, 2019
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