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blog:bpaddock:questions_about_prenatal_ultrasound_and_the_alarming_increase_in_autism [2019/12/28 14:39]
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 ====== Questions about Prenatal Ultrasound and the Alarming Increase in Autism ====== ====== Questions about Prenatal Ultrasound and the Alarming Increase in Autism ======
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-I wrote this in 2014 and have been attacked and ridiculed for it. 
  
 When you see the ultrasound of a young boy still in the womb shielding his eyes with his barely developed hand and fingers, as tho in pain, it makes you wonder. ​ Was the article, //​[[https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20070129125421/​http://​midwiferytoday.com/​articles/​ultrasoundrodgers.asp|Questions about Prenatal Ultrasound and the Alarming Increase in Autism]]// in the 2006 issue, of //​[[http://​www.midwiferytoday.com|Midwifery Today]]//, was really on to something about the alarming increase in Autism? When you see the ultrasound of a young boy still in the womb shielding his eyes with his barely developed hand and fingers, as tho in pain, it makes you wonder. ​ Was the article, //​[[https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20070129125421/​http://​midwiferytoday.com/​articles/​ultrasoundrodgers.asp|Questions about Prenatal Ultrasound and the Alarming Increase in Autism]]// in the 2006 issue, of //​[[http://​www.midwiferytoday.com|Midwifery Today]]//, was really on to something about the alarming increase in Autism?
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 ====== FDA Warning ====== ====== FDA Warning ======
  
-<​blockquote>​... Ultrasound waves can heat the tissues slightly. In some cases, it can also produce small pockets of gas in body fluids or tissues (cavitation). The long-term consequences of these effects are still unknown. Because of the particular concern for effects on the fetus, organizations such as the American Institute of Ultrasound ​in MedicineExternal Link Disclaimer disclaimer icon have advocated prudent use of ultrasound imaging in pregnancy. Furthermore,​ the use of ultrasound solely for non-medical purposes such as obtaining fetal ‘keepsake’ videos has been discouraged. Keepsake images or videos are reasonable if they are produced during a medically-indicated exam, and if no additional exposure is required. ... -- https://​www.fda.gov/​radiation-emitting-products/​medical-imaging/​ultrasound-imaging#​benefitsrisks</​blockquote>​+<​blockquote>​... Ultrasound waves can heat the tissues slightly. In some cases, it can also produce small pockets of gas in body fluids or tissues (cavitation). The long-term consequences of these effects are still unknown. Because of the particular concern for effects on the fetus, organizations such as the //​[[http://​www.aium.org/​resources/​guidelines.aspx|American Institute of Ultrasound]]// have advocated prudent use of ultrasound imaging in pregnancy. Furthermore,​ the use of ultrasound solely for non-medical purposes such as obtaining fetal ‘keepsake’ videos has been discouraged. Keepsake images or videos are reasonable if they are produced during a medically-indicated exam, and if no additional exposure is required. ... -- https://​www.fda.gov/​radiation-emitting-products/​medical-imaging/​ultrasound-imaging#​benefitsrisks</​blockquote>​
  
 ====== Kelly Brogan, MD warning ====== ====== Kelly Brogan, MD warning ======
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-"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win”+I wrote this in 2014 and have been attacked and ridiculed for it.  Now I win... 
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 +"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
 -- paraphrasing of union leader Nicholas Klein in 1914, frequently misattributed to Mahatma Gandhi. -- paraphrasing of union leader Nicholas Klein in 1914, frequently misattributed to Mahatma Gandhi.