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Prenatal exposure to sodium valproate is associated with increased risk of childhood autism and autistic spectrum disorder

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  • Competing interests AW is a member of the Executive and Scientific Advisory Committee of the Australian Pregnancy Register for Women with Epilepsy and Allied Disorders. The Australian Pregnancy Register receives financial support for its operations from the pharmaceutical industry, including Sanofi-Aventis, UCB, Janssen, Novartis and Pfizer Inc, as well as past support from GlaxoSmithKline.