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  Birth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The birth canal is the term used for the vagina during birth, as it is the route through which the infant passes during a vaginal birth.
Birth pangs are the pains felt by the mother during labour, resulting from contractions of the uterus and pressure on nerves and organs.
Birth trauma is a theory in some branches of psychology and alternative medicine that the baby experiences extreme pain during the birthing process and that this pain influences the child later in life.
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 child birth defect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A "child birth defect" is a health problem or physical change, which is present in a baby at the time he/she is born.
Some of the severe birth defects can be life threatening, where a baby may only live a few months, or may die at a young age (in their teens, for example).
In a family where birth defects are already present, the chance for a couple to have a child with a birth defect may be higher than the background rate of 3 to 4 percent.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Defect of Birth (Illegitimacy)
Illegitimate birth is an impediment to the reception of orders, and inhibits the exercise of the functions of orders already received.
The defect of illegitimate birth may be cured in four ways: (1) By the subsequent marriage of the parents; (2) By a rescript of the pope; (3) By religious profession; (4) By a dispensation.
Hence, illegitimates thus legitimized are still debarred from the position of abbot; and women of illegitimate birth, for like reasons, cannot hold the position of abbess or prioress.
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 Birth Defects
Birth defects are defined as abnormalities of structure, function, or body metabolism that are present at birth.
Some other common structural defects include spina bifida and hypospadias, a condition in which the opening of the male urethra (where urine exits from the penis) is in the wrong place.
Multifactorial birth defects are caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors and include neural tube defects and cleft lip and palate.
kidshealth.org /parent/system/ill/birth_defects.html   (1078 words)

  
 Birth Defects - Healthy Kids and Pediatrics - health and medical information produced by doctors
A birth defect is a physical abnormality that is present at the time of the birth of a child.
Birth defects can occur for many reasons including inherited (genetic) conditions, toxic exposure of the fetus in the womb, birth injury, and for unknown reasons.
Births defects are the leading cause of infant deaths (mortality) in many countries including the US, Canada, UK, Australia, Japan, France, Germany, etc. Birth defects are present in one of every three babies that die.
www.medicinenet.com /birth_defects/article.htm   (503 words)

  
 Birth Defect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Evidence suggests the risk of major birth defects is doubled in babies born to women who took the drug during the first trimester of pregnancy, compared to...
A birth defect is a physical or mental abnormality present at the time a child is born.
Birth defects range from minimal, such as birthmarks, and slightly mobility-impairing, such as amelia of the legs, to very serious, such as cerebral palsy, and incompatible with life, such as anencephaly.
www.wikiverse.org /birth-defect   (457 words)

  
 Birth Defects FAQs, NCBDDD, CDC
Some birth defects (such as cleft lip or clubfoot) are easy to see, but others (such as heart defects or hearing loss) are found using special tests (such as x-rays, CAT scans, or hearing tests).
Birth defects of the lip and roof of the mouth are also common.
Birth defects can also happen when just a piece of a chromosome is missing or if just an extra piece is added.
www.cdc.gov /ncbddd/bd/faq1.htm   (921 words)

  
 Birth Injury Lawyer Michigan Attorneys - birth defect lawyer michigan
Birth injury cases with the top birth injury lawyer and attorney directory providing birth injury legal advice and help for birth injury litigation.
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 Medical References: Birth Defects
A birth defect is an abnormality of structure, function or metabolism (body chemistry) present at birth that results in physical or mental disability, or is fatal.
Birth defects are the leading cause of death in the first year of life.
Birth defects also may result from environmental factors such as drug or alcohol abuse, infections, or exposure to certain medications (such as the acne drug Accutane) or other chemicals.
www.marchofdimes.com /professionals/681_1206.asp   (2028 words)

  
 Utah Birth Defect Network/Home Page
For birth defects with known causes, most are the result of a chromosomal or genetic abnormality.
Less than five percent of all birth defects are caused by known environmental agents.
The Birth Defect Network is an information and referral resource for parents of children with birth defects.
hlunix.hl.state.ut.us /birthdefect   (137 words)

  
 Birth Defect Prevention Health Web Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Birth Defects and Adverse Birth Outcomes - Information about the risks of using alcohol, tobacco, and drugs during pregnancy.
Arkansas Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention - This organization works to reduce the prevalence of birth defects and their economic, social, and psychological impact in Arkansas and the United States.
Birth Defect Prevention "Great indebtedness does not make men grateful, but vengeful; and if a little charity is not forgotten, it turns into a gnawing worm." (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Thus Spake Zarathustra) I don't think I'll get married again.
www.internet-health-directory.com /Reproductive_Health_Pregnancy_and_Birth_Birth_Defect_Prevention.html   (1806 words)

  
 Birth defect definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Birth defect: Any defect present in a baby at birth, irrespective of whether the defect is caused by a genetic factor or by prenatal events that are not genetic.
The parents of children with birth defects are encouraged to discuss the specifics of the effects of the defect on their child's current condition with their child's doctor.
A birth defect is also called a congenital malformation or a congenital anomaly.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=11042   (402 words)

  
 Maryland Birth Defect Lawyers.com
While the execution of a typical consent form indicates acknowledgement of stated risks and complications associated with a given treatment or procedure, it does not relieve the health care provider from his or her duty of meeting the standard of care associated with such treatment or procedure.
Scientists have not proven that other birth defects, genetic or otherwise, are linked to the mother’s age.
In Delaware, birth defects are the second leading cause of i...
www.marylandbirthdefectlawyers.com /faqs.cfm   (1503 words)

  
 Birth Defect Lawyer, Birth Injury Lawyer, Birth Defect and Birth Injury Lawsuits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
All to often unnecessary birth injuries and birth defects occur during delivery.If you feel your birth inury or your newborn's birth defects was due to a doctors negligence you need to contact a birth injury lawyer immediately.
Whether your birth injury or child's birth defect is due to the excessive use of Pitocin or improperly administering anesthesia, you have the legal right to know if something could have been done to prevent those birth injuries.
Contact a birth injury lawyer and birth defect lawyer today, by using our Contact Form, to discuss your medical and legal rights in dealing with birth injuries or bith defects.
www.cerebralpalsytexas.com /birth_injuries.htm   (387 words)

  
 Delaware Birth Defect Lawyers.com
A birth injury is categorized as any type of damage or injury afflicted to an infant's body before, during, or slightly after the child's birth.
Birth injuries vary greatly - from very minor to being so severe as to cause the death of the infant.
diagnosed with birth defects in Delaware, and 66 infants with birth defects died.
www.delawarebirthdefectlawyers.com   (680 words)

  
 Virginia Birth Defect Lawyers.com
Birth defects happen before a baby is born.
Most birth defects happen in the first 3 months of pregnancy, when the organs of the baby are forming.
The physical characteristics of an organism or the presence of a disease that may or may not be genetic.
www.virginiabirthdefectlawyers.com /faqs.cfm   (1500 words)

  
 WV OMCFH - CARESS - Birth Defect
A birth defect is any physical, mental or biochemical abnormality present at birth.
This means one in five infant deaths is a result of a birth defect.
Many birth defects happen before a woman even knows she is pregnant.
www.wvdhhr.org /caress/birthdefect.asp   (269 words)

  
 Propecia - birth defect propecia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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Preventing Birth Defects : Environmental Health in Minnesota the risk for neural tube defects (NTDs), which are birth defects of the by the National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities,.
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 Birth Defects Research for Children - PSA
Birth Defect Research for Children provides parents and expectant parents free fact sheets about the most common categories of birth defects.
If you are researching birth defects, we have an area to get you started.
The registry has also helped identify clusters of birth defects in communities with toxic environmental exposures and in the children of mothers exposed to similar medications during pregnancy.
www.birthdefects.org   (298 words)

  
 Vegetarian diet in pregnancy linked to birth defect
NEW YORK, Feb 03 (Reuters Health) -- Mothers who ate a vegetarian diet during pregnancy had a five-time greater risk of delivering a boy with hypospadias, a birth defect of the penis, according to a report from British researchers.
The authors suggest that more research is needed to see if any of the associations found in the study actually cause the birth defect.
Hypospadias is a birth defect where the opening of the penis is found on the underside of the penis rather than at the tip.
www.personalmd.com /news/n0211105755.shtml   (382 words)

  
 Birth Injury Lawyer Michigan Attorneys - birth defect lawyer michigan
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 When Your Baby Has a Birth Defect
In addition to health insurance, there are many resources available to parents of children with birth defects, including nonprofit disability organizations, private foundations, Medicaid, and state and local programs.
Your child's doctor or a social worker at the hospital where you gave birth should be able to connect you with the early intervention program in your area.
Although some hospitals already have teams in place to deal with problems such as heart defects, cleft lip and palate, or cerebral palsy, you may find yourself having to serve as both the main point of contact between the different care providers and the coordinator of your child's appointments.
www.kidshealth.org /parent/system/ill/baby_has_birth_defect.html   (841 words)

  
 Birth Defect Lawyer Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Birth injury information with the top birth injury lawyer and attorney directory providing birth injury legal advice and help for birth injury litigation.
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 Birth Defects Research for Children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Exposure to formaldehyde occurs by vapors released by commonly used pressed woods and urea-formaldehyde insulation, polluted urban air, petroleum combustion, wood burning stoves, and smoking.
Occupational exposures to formaldehyde have been associated with menstrual irregularities, birth defects and chromosomal changes.
Birth Defect Research for Children is a 501(c)(3) charity supported primarily through your donations.
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 accutane birth defect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mothers with low levels of vitamin B12 in their blood may be at increased risk of having a child with the birth defect spina bifida, Dutch researchers report.
Birth defect claims arising from use of a legally-prescribed drug (such as Accutane) are typically brought against pharmaceutical companies, pharmacists, and treating physicians, and are usually...
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 Claritin Cleared of Birth Defect Hypospadias - Allergies: allergy symptoms, treatment, and medications by ...
Hypospadias is a relatively common congenital malformation (birth defect).
The study done in 4 countries indicated that 5 of 142 pregnancies in women exposed to Claritin resulted in infants with major malformations, a prevalence consistent with that of the general population.
Second, women in the study were interviewed about their pregnancy exposures after delivery, and the ability to recall drug use might be different among mothers of infants with major birth defects compared with mothers of infants without major birth defects.
www.medicinenet.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=31597   (694 words)

  
 Toxic Chemical Birth Defects & Malformations: Toxic Birth Defect Lawyers, Litigation, Lawsuits
Neural tube defects--including spina bifida, anencephaly, and encephalocele--are common, serious birth defects that are important causes of infant mortality and disability.
Not all birth defects can be prevented, but a woman can take some actions that increase her chance of having a healthy baby.
Many birth defects happen very early in pregnancy, sometimes before a woman even knows she is pregnant.
www.legallawhelp.com /safety_and_health/toxic_birth_defects   (443 words)

  
 birth defect prevention   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This ruling took effect January 1, 1998, and was specifically targeted to reduce the risk of neural tube birth defects in newborns (9).
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