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Old Jun 2nd, 2010, 17:49 PM   1
IvyBaby
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Formula and Autism?


Those who enjoy reading scientific papers, lol, read this. I just saw this article and thought it was interesting, even though, I have only skimmed it.
There seems to be a link between formula use in infants and autism (maybe it is not vaccines after all). What are your thoughts?



 
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Old Jun 2nd, 2010, 18:50 PM   2
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I think an article like this is likely to spark controversy. As a researcher myself, I take it with a grain of salt, but was an interesting read. Thanks for sharing!



 
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Old Jun 2nd, 2010, 19:07 PM   3
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I also worked in research for years and find these things interesting. Some controversy can be healthy!



 
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Old Jun 2nd, 2010, 22:44 PM   4
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What a load of bullshit. The media is like a cult,they fill peoples head with shit and they beleive it x



 
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Old Jun 2nd, 2010, 23:09 PM   5
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The sampling method seems...biased to me.



 
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Old Jun 2nd, 2010, 23:55 PM   6
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I agree- the samping method seems very inaccurate. And did you see the part about how the "results were validated" by home videos? Really?

They'd have to recreate the study (with a MUCH better sampling method, mind you) and get similar results quite a few more times before I would begin to accept this, however. Tbh, this entire study seems due to the media's growing campaign. And I think it's complete bullsh*t.

This will become a very heated thread, though!



 
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Old Jun 3rd, 2010, 00:33 AM   7
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This is going to become very heated......

I think it's these types of threads that divide the forums, this is supposed to be a section to support other breastfeeding moms, answer questions...not put down formula. I'm sure that's not your intent but I'm also sure it will be taken that way



 
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Old Jun 3rd, 2010, 01:02 AM   8
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It seems bias to me too.. And would be concerned about that it is only published in a bf journal! Did it not pass peer reviews of more reptuable journals?



 
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Old Jun 3rd, 2010, 03:03 AM   9
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Doesn't seem too scientific to me... there are all sorts of theories on autism and what causes it but proper studies need to be done rather than this sort of survey. It also seemed to be liking it more to lac of DHA and not just formula.



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Old Jun 3rd, 2010, 03:06 AM   10
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Oh please, I BF and used formula and my daughter isn't autistic.

Stupid!



 
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