1592496 tn?1320015645


i found out when i was 5 months pregnant that my baby girl is diagnosed with Anencephaly. what is it really? i have some people saying its no brain? in my ultrasound pictures my baby girl has her whole brain? im just confused.
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676912 tn?1332812551
By definition it's anecephaly means condition of no brain, in medical terminology. y, being condition of, cephal being brain, and an is without (the e is just a combining vowel). If they do see her brain on the ultrasound, then I'd question why they say this. I looked up the acutal definition of what anecephaly means, and it says that it's basically a neural tube defect that happens after about 26 to 27 days of pregnancy that leads to a large part of the brain, skull, and scalp being absent. I really hope that this is not the case for your daughter. I would consult with the dr and ask why they diagnosed anecephaly if she has a brain, everything I've seen so far describes it as a baby without a large part of the brain. If it's all there I don't see how they could say she has anecephaly.
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1592496 tn?1320015645
i dont understandd either but thank you(: ill post a picture up so you can see, you can see her brain, and her chubby cheeks(:
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