Gestational diabetes may raise ADHD risk in children

09/10/2012 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Mothers who had gestational diabetes and/or low socioeconomic status may increase a child's risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, according to a study published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. However, breast-feeding appeared to offer protective benefits against developing ADHD, researchers said.

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