Severe Cerebral Palsy in Premature Babies Drops 93%

Severe Cerebral Palsy in Premature Babies Drops 93%

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Image by Virginiamol via MorguefileBetter care during pregnancy and birth is the main reason behind a staggering 93 percent plunge in rates of severe cerebral palsy in premature infants born in Canada, a new study discloses.

“Overall survival has increased trememdously,” said Dr. Jan Willem Gorter of the CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research at McMaster University, who took part in the study.

“We had a sense this was happening, but you can only find out by doing research.”

(READ the report in ParentCentral.ca)

Image by Virginiamol via Morguefile

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