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Welcome to Autistic and Pregnant

Thank you for stopping by my little corner of the internet!

This site has been set up to provide information and relate-able experiences for pregnant women that are also on the autistic spectrum.

My name is Katrina and I was diagnosed with Autism when I was 21 years old. My life had been a constant struggle prior to my diagnosis. I couldn't understand my behaviour and I couldn't understand why, despite all the therapy and counselling, I couldn't 'get better'. Receiving a diagnosis allowed me to accept who I am and enabled me to understand myself and this in turn led to better understanding of the world around me and the people that occupied it. For me diagnosis was the starting point of a journey of understanding that would enable me to learn to love and respect myself. By understanding myself, I could help others to understand me and by doing this I have managed to build and maintain strong and healthy relationships after many years of trying and failing. Informat…
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Welcome To Autistic and Pregnant

Thank you for stopping by.

This site has been set up to provide information and relate-able experiences for pregnant women that are also on the autistic spectrum.

You can find out more about me and why I set up this site by clicking here.

I am currently 18 weeks pregnant and will be updating the site as I go through my pregnancy. I also have some more information to write about my earlier experiences including my experience of miscarriage. Please check back on a regular basis or SUBSCRIBE via the link above so you don't miss a thing and thank you for supporting me on my journey to raise awareness about mothers on the autistic spectrum. We do exist, we just need people to know we do!