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Unfortunately, not every delivery goes smoothly. It can help to understand the most common problems that babies experience during labor, and how doctors typically respond.
Structural birth defects means that a body part is missing or has formed incorrectly. A functional birth defect means that there are problems with the way a body part works or system functions.
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.
In the U.S., twenty percent the time labor is started by man, not nature. Here's why.
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