Study: Extremely Premature Babies at Greater Risk for Autism

 ADHD in the News 2015-12-29

Babies born very prematurely are at higher risk for developing autism spectrum disorder, a new study suggests...Advances in neonatal intensive care have improved survival rates among extremely preterm babies. Infants born more than 13 weeks early, however, are at greater risk for brain damage, autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and learning problems.