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Risk factors in Preterm Babies leading to Cerebral Palsy

I just read this study that shows some of the risk factors that relat to Cerebral Palsy. The study particularly is focuses on medium and Late Pre term babies. These are the children born in weeks 32-33 for Medium and 34-36 for Late preterm. Five particular events were found to predict cerebral palsy. This doesnt […]

Diagnosis

So how do you know if a child has cerebral palsy?  How is that diagnosis reached?     Generally you look for abnormal observations and abnormal imaging results.     Are you noticing trouble walking, gripping or talking?  If so then start asking around and doing some more in depth research.  Talk to your pediatrician. Here’s an […]