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If I have one child with autism, what are the chances my next one will have autism?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
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In brief: Less than

10%, but statistics mean little if your next child is one of that 10%!

In brief: Less than

10%, but statistics mean little if your next child is one of that 10%!
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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In brief: Different studies

There is data from columbia, that states your chances of having a second autistic child increase threefold if the the child was conceived within 12 months of the birth of the first baby.
Other data cite a 5% risk, or one in 20.

In brief: Different studies

There is data from columbia, that states your chances of having a second autistic child increase threefold if the the child was conceived within 12 months of the birth of the first baby.
Other data cite a 5% risk, or one in 20.
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