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Birth Defects from Maternal Infection

Birth Defects from Maternal Infection

A congenital disease, like brain damage or cerebral palsy, can be passed from mother to baby via an infection. These birth defects are from transmission which can happen during vaginal delivery, as with herpes, or in utero, like with rubella.

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Understanding Birth Defects

Birth defects occur in 1 in 33 babies. These disabilities can be structural defects, like cleft lips and spina bifida, or genetic defects like Tay-Sachs Disease. They may be caused by gene mutation or environmental factors, like FAS.

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