A 40-year-old female asked:
is it true if a parent that has schitsophrania has a baby, the baby can be born with birth defects? such as a hole in the heart or baby as vegetable?
4 doctor answers
Dr. Oscar Novick answered
57 years experience Pediatrics
Not true: She has a chance to have a normal baby like anyone else.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. MANNAN RAZZAK answered
22 years experience Pediatrics
Schizophrenia: Here is a webmd link:http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/news/20020227/birth-defects-provide-schizophrenia-clue. Several physical deviations such as wide-set eyes, a high palate, low-set ears, or a curved fifth finger, among other anomalies.
Answered on Apr 8, 2013
Dr. Susan Grossbard answered
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not birth defects fr: Not birth defects from schizophrenia but there is a likelihood that the baby may have inherited a genetic predisposition toward schizophrenia and should be monitored.
Answered on Apr 30, 2013
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