Tuesday, November 5, 2019
“90% Of Brain Development Takes Place By The Child’s 5th Birthday.”
Brain development is a lifelong process that starts in the womb.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Researchers Find Association Between SSRI Use During Pregnancy and Autism and Developmental Delays in Boys
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 · Posted by Johns Hopkins University
In a study of nearly 1,000 mother-child pairs, researchers from the Bloomberg School of Public health found that prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), a frequently prescribed treatment for depression, anxiety and other disorders, was associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental delays (DD) in boys.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 · Posted by University of California, San Diego
The study found that in the brains of children with autism, key genetic markers were absent in brain cells in multiple layers. This defect indicates that the crucial early developmental step of creating six distinct layers with specific types of brain cells – something that begins in prenatal life – had been disrupted.