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By Madlen Davis | MailOnline

Mothers of children with autism were more likely to report low iron intake

Risk due to low iron intake increased fivefold if the mother was 35 or over

Increased risk if the mother suffered obesity, hypertension or diabetes

Iron crucial for brain development of a growing foetus

NHS recommends 14.8mg a day for women

Doctors might recommend supplements for pregnant women deficient

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Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2765051/Iron-deficiency-pregnancy-increases-risk-having-child-autism.html

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