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  1. Birth defects

    09 Mar 2018

    Types of birth defects, risks and genetic screening...

  2. Birth defects explained

    20 Dec 2018

    The cause of birth defects is often unknown, speak to your GP if you are at increased risk of having a baby with a congenital anomaly...

  3. Urinary system birth defects

    09 Mar 2018

    Common birth defects of the urinary system include hypospadias, obstructive defects of the renal pelvis and renal agenesis...

  4. Abdominal birth defects

    09 Mar 2018

    During fetal development, the diaphragm or abdominal wall may fail to properly fuse, allowing the abdominal organs to protrude...

  5. Heart abnormality birth defects

    19 Jun 2019

    Some congenital heart defects are mild and cause no significant disturbance to the way the heart functions...

  6. Digestive tract birth defects

    09 Mar 2018

    Too much amniotic fluid surrounding the baby during pregnancy (polyhydramnios) may indicate the presence of defects of the digestive tract...

  7. Drugs, medication and birth defects

    09 Mar 2018

    It can be dangerous for a pregnant woman to stop taking prescription drugs if she has a medical condition or becomes ill...

  8. Central nervous system birth defects

    26 Jun 2019

    Folic acid taken before conception, and during at least the first four weeks of pregnancy, can prevent around seven out of 10 cases of neural tube defects...

  9. Babies and toddlers (0-3)

    31 Mar 2016

    Newborns, feeding, development, behaviour, wellbeing, safety, health and sleep...

  10. Children (4-12)

    25 Jul 2017

    Development, behaviour, nutrition, activity, wellbeing, identity, health, safety and trauma...