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Lana Grant has six children and is autistic. She wrote a book about pregnancy and birth and runs the popular Facebook group, Mums on the Spectrum.

From making a baby through to the birthing process and social difficulties at the school gate, there’s a lot to talk about, and Lana has been drinking-in information about it for years now. (a transcript will appear here shortly)

Another of her special interests – what some used to call autistic obsessions – is puberty. She describes how autistic people dislike change and so puberty can be more stressful because of the new “lumps” which appear.

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