Microcephaly is a condition in which the baby’s head is smaller than normal. This condition can cause developmental disorders such as cerebral palsy.
In 2016, the entire world was shocked by the spread of the Zika virus, especially among pregnant women. This viral infection can cause microcephaly when the baby is born.
Not just from the Zika virus, microcephaly in babies can also occur from drug use, alcohol use, and other infectious diseases.
So what is the condition of microcephaly in newborns and what impact does it have on their development? Let’s take a look at the next full review.
What is microcephaly?
Microcephaly or microcephaly is a condition where the size of the baby’s head is smaller than the average normal size for babies in general.
The cause can be congenital abnormalities during pregnancy (the brain does not develop) or only after birth until the first year of life.…