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Are cerebral palsy, osteogenesis imperfecta or downs syndrome passed on to your children?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: No,no,maybe

CP is an injury to the developing nervous system,it is not inherited.
There are several forms of Osteogenisis imperfecta and their inherance varies.some do not survive infancy, some require an OI gene from both parents.Down syndrome males are usually sterile, females can reproduce and just under 50% of their babies would be DS.

In brief: No,no,maybe

CP is an injury to the developing nervous system,it is not inherited.
There are several forms of Osteogenisis imperfecta and their inherance varies.some do not survive infancy, some require an OI gene from both parents.Down syndrome males are usually sterile, females can reproduce and just under 50% of their babies would be DS.
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