How Do You Know If Your Child Have Spina Bifida?

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How do you know if your children have spina bifida?

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As introduced in earlier passages, spina bifida is a birth effect. To identiy and make sure that your child has spina bifida is very crucial, for it decides what kind of treatment your child will recieve later on. Symptoms of spina bifida can be varied by severity and type, but generally include:
  • Leg weakness and paralysis
  • Orthopedic abnormalities
  • Bladder and bowel control problems, including incontinence, urinary tract infections, and poor kidney function
  • Pressure sores and skin irritations
  • Abnormal eye movement