Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Pregnancy & ParentingPregnancy · 5 months ago

Can mental and physical disabilities be detected on an unborn fetus?

And if so, what kinds of disabilities are detected? How are they detected and when?

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  • LizB
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    Some physical ones can. Not all, but some. Mental disabilities only can if there are other physical attributes to indicate them -- for example, an underdeveloped fetal brain, or the diagnosis of another condition known to cause intellectual disability. You cannot, for example, diagnose bipolar disorder in utero.

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