gastroschisis

*Gastroschisis- a birth defect where the babys intestine are outside of the babys body.

*This birth defect generally occurs during the pergnancy and is not inherated or genetic.

* There is a cure for Gastroschisis, right after the birth they take the baby into surgery to but all the contents back into the babys body, in the long run the baby may still have problems digesting and aabsorbing nutrients.

* The majority of the mothers who have babys with this defect are teens, older mothers, and mothers who take drugs and drink during their pregnancy.

* The baby needs to be born in a hospital that has an intensive care unit.

* www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/birthdefects/gastroschisis.htm

* www.chop.edu › ... › Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment

* fetus.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/gastroschisis