Frequently Asked Questions1. Which doctor should I consult for my unborn child, if my previous baby is diagnosed of having a birth defect?
You can consult a genetic counselor.
2. Is it possible to prevent neural tube defects?
Prenatal supplementation with 400mcg folic acid helps in the development of a healthy baby and significantly reduces the risk of having a child with a neural tube defect.
3. Can hypospadias be diagnosed before birth?
It is possible to diagnose hypospadias by fetal ultrasound. However, majority of the cases are diagnosed at birth.