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Are there links between premature birth and autism, schizophrenia and/or low iq?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Learning disability

Children born <32 weeks can often have some learning problems.
Premature birth as a stand alone risk factor does not increase autism or schizophrenic risk that I am aware. Family history may and other factors- but not being born early...

In brief: Learning disability

Children born <32 weeks can often have some learning problems.
Premature birth as a stand alone risk factor does not increase autism or schizophrenic risk that I am aware. Family history may and other factors- but not being born early...
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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