Autism, Iron and Aggression

In perfect timeliness, my AAP Smart Brief linked email me to an article in Family Practice News that discussed how antipsychotic medication sometimes prescribed for aggression problems in children diagnosed with autism may cause iron deficiency. The article said, ” Children with autism spectrum disorders already are at increased risk of iron deficiency, previous studies have …

Cravings.

Meat, sweets, fruit, salty.  When you have a craving during pregnancy, your body is trying to tell you something.  More calories, or more of a certain vitamin.   It is really a good idea to listen to these cravings.  Do not deprive yourself or your baby what you need.  Unless …