The medical history is an important part of diagnosing
cerebral palsy. A health professional asks parents
questions about the child's development to try to establish whether he or she
has significant risk factors for the disease. This includes asking details
about the pregnancy.
A health professional will ask questions to try to determine
whether a child has risk factors for cerebral palsy related to the pregnancy.
Questions for the mother may include:
The health professional will also ask parents questions about their
child's birth and general health, such as:
September 30, 2010
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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