Cerebral palsy reasons for research in premature babies?

Answer That is unlikely to be the cause but not impossible. Obstetricians and gynecologists recommend that women who are pregnant or intending to get pregnant should have flu shots. They have been proven ... Read More »

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How do babies get cerebral palsy?

due to birth asphyxia and genital disorders

Why are babies born with cerebral palsy?

Cerebral palsy is the result of brain damage caused by developmental conditions, genetics, injuries at birth or disease. Certain conditions that contribute to low birth weight also may increase th... Read More »

My premature grandson now 8 months old has started sticking his tongue out a lot. I have read that this could be a symptom of cerebral palsy. Is this normal and common?

Yes, it is part of normal development, he's learning to use his tongue. If this is his only symptom of CP I would not be worried, if he has other symptoms or motor delays that go outside his adjust... Read More »

How many babies born a year have cerebral palsy?

It is now recalled 2/1/2011. Go here: Enter 4822-2 as the model #Older post:dont believe so. does not hav... Read More »