by admin on August 7, 2011

Anencephaly occurs when neural tube fails to close during 26 days of pregnancy resulting in absence of brain formation, skull formation etc. Forebrain is not formed, rest brain is exposed to environment and such babies do not survive.

Causes may be diabetic mother, mother taking medicines of epilepsy or having exposed to toxins like lead, chromium, mercury, nickel etc.

Treatment: addition of folic acid to the diet of mothers may reduce the chances, you can watch out the pics of anencephaly belowAnencephaly child, anencephaly

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