Can cerebral palsy (CP) be prevented?
Most cases of cerebral palsy cannot be prevented. In cases where there is a concern that a woman is at increased risk of delivering her baby very prematurely, a doctor may recommend magnesium sulfate, a compound which has been shown to reduce the risk of premature babies developing CP.
Author: Kellie Heywood
First answered: 20 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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