A 32-year-old member asked:
Is it true that prematurity can cause birth defects upon your child?
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Pediatrics 55 years experience
PREMATURITY: It depends on several factors. Birth defects are common among small premies when the mother got sick or exposed to rubella for example during the first trimester. Those born with less problems grow up normal.
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Last updated Apr 28, 2016
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