If your baby is born with a birth defect or other health condition, they may need special care at birth and later in life. Cerebral Palsy is a birth defect.
Birth defects are health conditions that are present at birth. They change the shape or function of one or more parts of the body. Birth defects can cause problems in overall health, how the body develops or how the body works. Learn about birth defects and other health conditions, what they are and how they happen.