Growth of head circumference in autistic infants during the first year of life.

@article{Fukumoto2008GrowthOH,
  title={Growth of head circumference in autistic infants during the first year of life.},
  author={Aya Fukumoto and Toshiaki Hashimoto and Hiromichi Ito and Mio Nishimura and Yoshimi Tsuda and Masahito Miyazaki and Kenji Mori and Kokichi Arisawa and Shoji Kagami},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={411-8}
}
This study analyzed the increase in head circumference (HC) of 85 autistic infants (64 boys and 21 girls) during their first year of life. The data were collected from their "mother-and-baby" notebooks. This notebook is a medical record of the baby's growth and development delivered to the parents of all babies born in Japan. This is a retrospective study which gathered the data from the notebooks after the diagnosis of autism. However, none of the babies were known to have autism at the time… CONTINUE READING

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