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birth defects associated with breech babies

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danae Steele
30 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
About 3%: About 3 out of every 100 babies are born with some type of birth defect. Some can be very minor, and some are more serious. Some disease (like diabe ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Infor availiable: Slight increase was undoubtably explained to you, check your contract. Birth defects also can occur in non ivf kids as well as learning disabilities. ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Many reasons.: Genetic, environmental, drug teratogenicity, accidental factors all can cause birth defects. 2-4% of all liveborns in the us have a major or minor ano ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Teresa Carson
33 years experience Pediatrics
Big controversy!: With all the technology and genetic testing that can indicate fetal problems, we are now faced with the ethical dilemma of terminating pregnancy if a ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott McLean
34 years experience Clinical Genetics
No: Children born to us servicemembers do have birth defects, but not more often than any other group: 3/100 births. These questions about parents' expos ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: They may have immature effects, but structural birth defects are the same.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
No it is not: No increased risk of medical conditions.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Time for consultatn: I would consult with your OB about available forms of testing. There are both screening and more specific tests for a variety of issues. High resoluti ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not just big.: Fetal macrosomia can be suspected by serial ultrasound in which the fetus exceeds the 90th percentile. This means that the baby is larger than 89% of ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Highly unlikely: Not to my knowledge from what I have heard so far.

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