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Brain/Spinal Defects

While much has been discovered about the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), that knowledge is still extremely limited compared to what is not known. For this reason, the prognosis is often unclear for babies with neural tube defects, or defects of the brain or spine. So far, research has uncovered many possible causes of neural tube birth defects, including prenatal exposure to prescription drugs.

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