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Women who eat a lot of fish while pregnant have a lower risk of giving birth to a child with autism, according to a new study.

The research out of the Centers for Epidemiology and Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research at Dartmouth College found that women who ate a lot of oily fish (salmon, sardines, and mackerel) had a 30% lower risk of giving birth to a child with an autism spectrum disorder than did women who ate the least amount of oily fish, reports the New York Times.

Women who ate the most of these fish had a 50% lower risk of giving birth to a child with an autism spectrum disorder than did women who ate the least amount of the fish, according to a press release.

The study builds on previous research showing that women who ate the most of oily fish had a 30% lower risk of giving birth to a child with an autism spectrum disorder than did women who ate the least amount of the fish.

The lead author of the study, which was published in the Journal of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, says that while the results are not a cause-and-effect relationship, the findings suggest that women who ate a lot of fish while pregnant should consider taking fatty acid

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