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Baby brain tumor, hole in heart. Is abortion is a good option?

hi sir,
my sister has a girl baby(4yrs old) without any defects,now she is carrying about 6month,now the scan result told that there is a tumour in the baby brain also a hole in the heart so doctors suggest better to abort.i want to know what is reason behind it?she married a close relation so that is any genetic disorders happened?or will it happen to the next child?
Asked On : Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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The caused of congenital malformations is mostly genetic. It is best to get the chromosomal analysis of the baby done to know the exact abnormality the baby is having and the chances of further transmission.
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Answered: Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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