A new study from the University of California found that black infants possibly have a slightly higher risk for developing cerebral palsy, according to Reuters Health. The study said low birth weight might be the contributing factor.
Low birth weights and cerebral palsy
“Low birth weight infants have a much higher risk of cerebral palsy,” said Dr. Yvonne Wu,… more »
There are many factors that can lead to the diagnosis of cerebral palsy.
Cerebral palsy is caused by a brain abnormality or injury that usually occurs during pregnancy or a botched labor and delivery. There are several factors that can lead to problems with brain development.