Monday, March 10, 2014
Lili's thought for the day
I've just seen a person with cerebral palsy giving a talk in which she blamed her condition on the doctor who delivered her, and denied that it was genetic, even though she admitted she has parents who are related. I find her claims to be less than believable. According to the Wikipedia, generally there is "no increased chance of a person with CP having a child with CP", but I personally know of a family in which this is the case. It is now generally accepted that CP is caused in most cases by things that happen before birth.