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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: anel | 2005/12/03

Q.

Fetus deformities

My friends are 12 weeks pregnant and just found out that her baby has no skull. Can you please give me some information why does this happen and if there are anything i can help her with.

Thank you

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is a really very severe fetal malformation. The baby is not going to survive. Your friend is going to need lots of support. The condition is called anencephaly if you want to look it up on the internet.

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