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A 29-year-old female asked:

Helo dr. i had 2 abortions due to birth defect. what are all the precautions and test to be taken to avoid birth defect and for healthy pregnancy.

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Dr. Keith Ramsey
Adolescent Medicine 36 years experience
See Geneticist: You can see a geneticist to screen for any conditions that are likely to be inherited. Some are rare, but with 2 babies with birth defects you might have a dominant condition, which could recur on average 50% with each pregnancy.

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Last updated Dec 14, 2013

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