Risk factors for congenital anomaly in a multiethnic birth cohort: an analysis of the Born in Bradford study
4 July 2013
New research, published in The Lancet, highlights important information for health professionals and parents about the factors which may increase the likelihood of a baby being born with a birth defect.
The findings confirm that the two main factors associated with an increased risk of babies being born with a birth defect are being born to an older mother or to parents who are blood relations.
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