Cerebral palsy is a
group of motor impairments defined by the way they affect mobility & hand use.
Genetic errors, prenatal exposure to alcohol
or drugs & other factors can alter brain formation as early as 3 wks. after conception. Decreased flow of blood & oxygen
to the fetal brain from maternal, placental or fetal problems can occur any time before or during birth. Trauma & infection can cause CP up to age 3 yrs.