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How To Cut The Risk Of Having A Child With Cerebral Palsy

Mar 10, 2008
Newborn babies with cerebral palsy can be recognized when they cannot swallow, nurse, has an inability to kick with their both legs. He cannot walk, crawl, and stand normally when he grows older. Thus, they are far different from the normal kids of the same age.

Moreover, they also experience involuntarily movements such as twisting and twitching. Others can experience impaired speech and a degree of mental deficiency. They may either keen minds or highly intelligent. They also may experience difficulty in hearing and visual defects. In short they cannot control their motor movement.

Interested in knowing what are the causes of cerebral palsy or why it happened to a baby? How to resolve this kind of abnormality? This could be the result of brain damage that occur during the full development of baby's brain in womb. Brain damage are results of malformations and failure of brain to develop. The brain can be damage during pregnancy or during giving birth. Most probably the part of the brain responsible for motor function is affected or damaged.

Some mothers do not know that they are pregnant, they tend to smoke and drink alcohol in this, they have a greater possibility of having a baby with cerebral difficulty. Inadequate or not enough nutrition during pregnancy can cause abnormality to a brain. It was discover that the full development of baby's brain is during conception. The failure of the mother to nourish fetus brain during conception of the stage of full growth development is a lifetime risk. It only means if brain have a abnormality this will last for a lifetime.

Prolonged labor is some of the causes of cerebral palsy that result to inadequate supply of oxygen to newborn due to restricted blood supply during difficulty in delivery. When the cord is being compressed during prolonged labor can cause the brain traumatized. The infection of brain tissue and extremely premature may also consider as a factor.

Cerebral palsy is not a disease nor illness, it is not be contagious to others. Doctors and researchers still studying how to cure cerebral palsy but the only remedy as of now is to lessen the burden of cerebral palsy victim but it cannot heal totally. Physical therapy is necessary to improve joint mobility. Therapy help them to aid their abnormalities and develop their walking, sitting using their hands and talking.

Some training program center for cerebral palsy victim offers to provide the instructions on various techniques and their implementation. Doctors may provide medications for relaxation of the muscles so that their legs and arms become flexible. Thus training and other technology can lessen the burden of the victim.
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