Parents of autistic child may resist having more kids

June 19, 2014 4:14 AM

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Parents of autistic child may resist having more kids

Parents of a child who is diagnosed with autism appear to be about one-third less likely than other parents to have children in the future, a new study out Wednesday found.

The research in JAMA Psychiatry, a journal of the American Medical Association, was described as the first to assess the influence of having a child with autism on the decision to have future offspring.

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