Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Wondering | 2010-11-14

Q.

Will a detail sonar show damages caused by TIK mom?

We are thinking of adopting a baby whos mom uses TIK once of twice during pregancy. Will a detail sonar help show defects caused by the moms use?
She''ll give birth Desember.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

The ultarsound examination is likely to show whether the baby is smaller than expected and possibly has a smaller head circumference than expected for the stage of pregnancy. Other possible birth defects can be picked up with this examination such as possible heart or kidney defects.

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