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Chances of child getting cerebral palsy due to mother undergoing stress - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   can a woman being stress have a child with cerebral palsy, because I thought it was something in the genes
Doctor :   The cause of cerebral palsy is still unknown
Doctor :   but studies say that it is a problem during the deliver process and the dbaby
Doctor :   has inadequate oxygen and the brain tissues fail to develop
User :   but can stress cause it, this is something i really need to know because it's conflicting with my human development class i am taking
Doctor :   Now your question
Doctor :   Woman with emotional or physical stress have the chances of having cerebral palsy if it is during labor time
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