A 28-year-old female asked:
31month boy not talkin morethan 10 sng word,normal hearin.assesment result:severe expressive delay no autism.born with vacum does it damage brain part?
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Specializes in Pediatrics
3.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Unrelated to vacuum: Generally, using vacuum to help deliver a baby's head is not related to problems the child has in development or brain function. Even with today's knowledge and technology, many cases of childhood brain problems still have unknown causes (that we may figure out in the next 20-50 years). Meanwhile, keep playing with and talking with the child, do all checkups & vaccines, and just hope for the best.
3.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 1, 2016
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