Latest birth defects Stories
Women with high blood pressure (hypertension) during early pregnancy are more likely to have babies born with major birth defects, regardless of their use of prescribed medications to control the condition.
The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is announcing the launch of its new website, Depakote Birth Defects Lawsuits (http://www.depakotelawsuitsbirthdefects.com/).
A new study has strengthened the link between birth defects and women who took antidepressants during pregnancy. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 Pregnant women taking antidepressants is no rarity.
Professor Michael Davies will tell the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology today (Wednesday) that the "vanishing twin" phenomenon, in which only one child is born from a pregnancy that originally starts as a multiple pregnancy, is linked to a nearly two-fold increased risk in any congenital malformation and to a nearly three-fold risk of multiple malformations.
Over 200 children treated before they were born by CHOPâ€™s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, and their families, gathered to celebrate 15 years of Hope. The reunion brings together a unique community of families who have shared similar struggles.
PHILADELPHIA, June 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 1000 people gathered today to celebrate at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for the 15th Annual Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Fetal Family Reunion.
Since June of 2008 more than 750 babies have been delivered in the Special Delivery Unit, the worldâ€™s first birth facility exclusively for mothers carrying babies with known birth defects. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 23, 2011 This month marks the third anniversary of the opening of The Childrenâ€™s Hospital of Philadelphiaâ€™s (CHOP) Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit, the worldâ€™s first birth facility exclusively for mothers carrying babies with known birth...
PHILADELPHIA, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This month marks the third anniversary of the opening of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit, the world's first birth facility exclusively for mothers carrying babies with known birth defects like spina bifida and congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
There are nearly 3,000 pregnancies each year in the United States where babies have birth defects of the brain and spine known as neural tube defects (NTD).
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