How Does Cerebral Palsy Affect the Body?

Answer Cerebral palsy is caused by brain damage that takes place before, during or shortly following birth. It is a medical condition that is distinguished by the inability to control muscles and bodily m... Read More »

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What area of the brain does cerebral palsy affect?

Cerebral palsy is a disability caused by damage in the developing brain prior to birth, during birth, or very early in life. The area of the brain affected determines the type of cerebral palsy.Def... Read More »

Does Cerebral Palsy affect one's ability to have a baby?

I don't think that it does.I mean I have seen people in wheelchairs and small statured people have children, so unless there are other medical problems I would think not.Although, I am not sure if ... Read More »

What body systems are affected by cerebral palsy?

Cerebral Palsy (CP), which affects about 500,000 Americans, refers to a variety of chronic neurological disorders that affect movement, coordination and posture. The majority of people diagnosed wi... Read More »

How does a baby get cerebral palsy?

The way a baby gets cerebral palsy is unknown but is related to brain damage. the part of the brain that is damage controls movement.