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Association of epidural analgesia during labor with autism spectrum disorder in children


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What The Study Did: Administration of epidural analgesia during labor was not significantly associated with autism spectrum disorder in offspring in this study of Danish children.

Authors: Anders Pretzmann Mikkelsen, M.D., of Copenhagen University Hospital–Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, is the corresponding author.

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