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Friday, 10 February, 2023

Cerebral Palsy — What Are the Early Signs? – HealthNews

Cerebral palsy (CP) is the name of a group of movement disorders diagnosed during infancy or early childhood. Cerebral palsy is the result of brain damage that happens at or around birth.

Symptoms vary widely depending on the part of the brain that is damaged and how quickly CP is diagnosed. Early CP diagnosis leads to early interventions, impacting the child’s physical, cognitive, and emotional development.

What is cerebral palsy?

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a category of movement disorders diagnosed in infancy or early childhood. Brain damage that occurs at some point during pregnancy, childbirth, or the first few weeks after birth is the most common cause of CP. Occasionally, an infection or head injury in the first year of life can also lead to a diagnosis.

Read more at: https://healthnews.com/family-health/child-health/cerebral-palsy-what-are-the-early-signs/

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