What kind of complications could arise during pregnancy if you have cerebral palsy?

Having a baby may . Change your lifestyle considerably, financially, practically, physically and socially, so many things need to be taken into account. Not every woman with cerebral palsy will have the same experience, but be prepared to accept that pregnancy may make the effects of cerebral palsy worse. You may need help with carrying out your usual activities.Your medications may have adverse affect on the fetus.

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Can a really bad crying episode during pregnancy cause enough oxygen deprivation that the baby gets Cerebral palsy?

Crying spell. A bad crying spell will not deprive your fetus of oxygen and your baby will not get CP from your crying. Read more...
No. If you are alert enough to do the work of crying, baby is getting plenty of oxygen. It is difficult to deal with the waiting & worrying. There is a lot we don't know about CP. It is rare & most times we never figure out why it happens, but as someone who has studied this in detail, I am confident this did not hurt baby. Read more...

Does bacterial vaginosis, if treated, during pregnancy increase the risks of disabilities such as cerebral palsy

No. No, BV is an overgrowth of bacteria that can in most cases be easily treated with antibiotics. CP is most often caused by the baby suffering a lack of oxygen during delivery. Read more...
Unrelated. The fetus is rather well insulated from many of the health issues of the mother.Unless you have an infection with something that moves into the blood, like measles, hepatitis, etc., the baby is not affected by such things as bv, a sinus infection, etc. CP has many possible origins but this is not one of them. Read more...

I have severe anxiety and I'm 22 weeks pregnant. I see a therapist and psychiatrist. I'm wondering can anxiety during pregnancy cause cerebral palsy?

No. No, but your question confirms your diagnoses of worry ;). Good luck to you in your pregnancy. If. The anxiety is moderate to severe, please start psychotherapy to deal with it . You therapist will likely refer you to a psychiatrist of medication is deemed to be necessary. Follow your doctor' s orders regarding vitamins. Diet and exercise and i wish you a healthy baby and a blessed motherhood! Read more...
Anxiety. Agree w dr. Malik & dr. Jacobson. Congratulations on your pregnancy. Glad that you are receiving support at this time from mental health. Here are some non-medication approaches you can use to decreased anxiety symptoms: deep breathing exercises, progressive muscle relaxation, yoga, meditation, acupuncture, tai chi, qi gong, daily exercise & cognitive behavioral therapy. Read more...