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  • Birth Defects for Parents


    Some birth defects are minor and cause no problems; others cause major disabilities. Learn about the different types of birth defects, and how to help prevent them.

  • When Your Baby Has a Birth Defect for Parents


    If your child has a birth defect, you don't have to go it alone - many people and resources are available to help you.

  • Birth Defects & Genetic Problems - Nemours KidsHealth for Kids


    Ever wonder what kind of birth defects or genetic problems kids can get? Read these articles to find out.

  • Heart Conditions - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Health problems that can affect the heart.

  • Spina Bifida for Parents


    Spina bifida is a birth defect that involves the incomplete development of the spinal cord or its coverings. It's usually detected before a baby is born and treated right away.

  • Health Problems of Preemies - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Sometimes premature babies are born with health problems. Learn more about some of those problems here.

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome for Parents


    If a woman drinks alcohol during her pregnancy, her baby could be born with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), which causes a wide range of physical, behavioral, and learning problems.

  • Cerebral Palsy and Related Conditions - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


  • Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) for Parents


    Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is a combination of problems caused by a birth defect that changes the way blood flows through the heart.

  • Tricuspid Atresia for Parents


    Tricuspid atresia is a congenital heart defect. A baby born with tricuspid atresia often has serious symptoms soon after birth because blood flow to the lungs is much less than normal.