9/10/2013

Birth defects and poor fetal growth were the most common risk factors for childhood cerebral palsy and death within a month of birth, researchers said in a study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. Other risk factors included asphyxial birth events and inflammation. Although the study found links between these risk factors and cerebral palsy or early infant death, it failed to establish a causal relationship.

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