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can you tell what can cause my baby to be born with half a

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can you tell what can cause my baby to be born with half a brain , the doctors have said if my wife goes full term then our baby will only live for a few weeks
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Paediatrics
Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 years ago.
This is Dr. David

I am so sorry that your baby has neuro development issues.

issues such as alcohol use or drug use during pregnancy can cause these issues.

did your wife use alcohol or drugs or medications during or before pregnancy?

is this her first child? first pregnancy?

how old is she?