Anencephaly

What is Anencephaly?

Anencephaly is a developmental anomaly of the central nervous system in which there is absence of forebrain. It is commonly caused by folic acid deficiency in pregnant females. It can be detected by triple test during early pregnancy.

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Hi, I recently found out my unborn baby of 12 weeks had anencephaly. We had a D&C the next day. We would love to try and conceive again soon, I...

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Anencephaly is a cephalic disorder and associated with neural tube defect (NTD). It has several reasons like...

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I'm a 29 years old male.I got married in feb 2012.My wife got pregant in Jun 2012 and during the fixth month of pregancy in the anomaly sacn it...

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Anencephaly is the technical term for the condition in your previous baby, where the skull...

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I have had very regular periods of 30 days but was diagnosed with PCOS two years ago after my abortion (my baby had anencephaly). I have been...

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With the history an anomalous pregnancy and a chemical abortion, I would ask you to go for genetic counselling before you plan to conceive...

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