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Birth defect is the term which is referred to the abnormalities of structure, function, and body metabolism which are present at the baby birth.
A birth defect is the problem which happens while the baby is developing in the mother’s body and the birth defects are developed mostly during the first three months of the pregnancy.
The birth defect can be found at the birth, before birth or anytime after the child’s birth but the defects can be discovered during the first year of the child’s life and the diagnosis can be made which is based on the type of the defect. Some birth defects can be found easily and some can be diagnosed under special tests such as x-ray, scan or hearing tests. The birth defects get vary from mild to severe and in some cases the birth defects leads to the death of the baby.
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