A 29-year-old female asked:
do a lot of ultrasounds cause autism during pregnancy?
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Ferguson answered
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not at all: Research at this point is pointing to genetic issues (encoding errors) that exist in the egg or sperm before conception as a main cause of autism & associated disorders. Ultrasound has no effect on the formation of the fetus or incidence of autism.
Answered on Nov 25, 2018
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