Study Examines the Effects of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) on Autism Risk

JAMA Psychiatry
Date Published: 
July 3, 2013

This study found that most in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures do not show an increase in the risk of autism. However, it found a small increase in the risk of autism in the most severe forms of male infertility that require surgical sperm retrieval.