I am glad I read this! I also was on Zoloft while pregnant with my son and he was recently at age of 4 diagnosed with Autism. I honestly believe no matter what others say it has to do with taking anti depressents during pregnancy. My pregnancy was fine until I started on my meds and my son ended up being born 5 weeks early than my other son I also was on anti depressants for beginning of pregnancy and having problems until I quit taking them and pregnancy went normal. That son does not have autism but is very hyperactive. All my doctors say no its not nothing to do with being on anti depressants they were all tested to be fine for pregnant womean but I think they are full of ****! my oldest daughter is normal and calm and I didnt take any meds with her but yet the 3 I did one with autism and the other very hyper active. But , do NOT blame yourself , cause it sounds like you are and it is not any way your fault at all.
It makes me want to cry. I took Zoloft while I was pregnant with my oldest son, he is 8 years old now and is diagnosed with Autism. He also has issues with his feet, which they said there is a study that zoloft causes joint issues with children while the mother is pregnant with them. I have another son who is 20 months old now and I didn't take any medication with him and he is perfectly normal. While I wouldn't change my oldest son, I wish I had known back when I was pregnant with him not to take that medicine. I wouldn't change him for nothing now. You can not change the past, but you can change the outcome of your future. I have accepted his Autism and I am willing to assist him with any needs he may have.
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