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What is cerebral palsy?

Cerebral palsy is a group of diseases in which a person is unable to move and sustain the impacts of posture and balance as well. The disorders and signs of cerebral palsy usually appear in the first year of life. In general, they worsen over time. People having cerebral palsy may feel difficulty in walking. They can also face problems with tasks including using scissors or writing. Some people may have other medical ailments which includes seizure disorders and mental disabilities.

What are birth defects and causes of birth defects?

Birth defects are basically abnormalities, which can be functional or structural leading to many mental and physical disabilities. These disabilities sometimes prove to be fatal. There are thousand types of birth defects. Birth defects in children may lead to death after birth.