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  1. ... during pregnancy can reduce the risk of certain birth defects. These include spina bifida, anencephaly , and some heart ... This is because many pregnancies are unplanned. Also, birth defects often occur in the early days before you ...
  2. ... whether the baby is at risk for certain birth defects. ... determine the chance of your baby having a birth defect, the test also factors in: Your age Your ...
  3. Myelomeningocele is a birth defect in which the backbone and spinal canal do not close before birth. The condition is a type of spina ...
  4. An omphalocele is a birth defect in which an infant's intestine or other abdominal organs are outside of the body because of a hole in the ...
  5. Gastroschisis is a birth defect in which an infant's intestines are outside of the body because of a hole in the abdominal wall. ... to an omphalocele . An omphalocele, however, is a birth defect in which the infant's intestine or other abdominal ...
  6. ... to look like she has a penis. These birth defects are rare. Problems with external genitals: Developmental problems ... the rectum, vagina, and urinary tract. If the birth defect causes fatal complications, the first surgery is done ...
  7. ... and cleft palate repair is surgery to fix birth defects of the upper lip and palate (roof of ... A cleft lip is a birth defect: A cleft lip may be just a small notch in the lip. It may also be a complete split in the ...
  8. Bladder exstrophy repair is surgery to repair a birth defect of the bladder. The bladder is inside out. ... in boys and is often linked to other birth defects. Surgery is necessary to: Allow the child to ...
  9. ... heart disease , which means it is present from birth.
  10. ... toward the left. The condition is present at birth (congenital).
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