Cerebral palsy or CP is the most common childhood physical disability. It is a permanent physical condition that affects movement. A new international consensus definition has been proposed: "Cerebral palsy (CP) describes a group of disorders of the development of movement and posture, causing activity limitations that are attributed to non-progressive disturbances that occurred in the developing fetal or infant brain. The motor disorders of cerebral palsy are often accompanied by disturban ...
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Prevention
... For more than a century, doctors have hoped that by somehow improving labor and birth practices, they could reduce the incidence of cerebral palsy. But these rates have remained fairly constant, despi...
Source: MayoClinic

   

Resources

  • (National Women's Health Information Center, OWH, HHS)
  • Assistive Devices (National Library of Medicine)