January 13, 2022

“A lot of different things can cause birth defects. Some of them are related to things we are exposed to whether it’s things we are putting into our body like medicines, or habits such as drinking alcohol or smoking. There are some genetic components that can cause birth defects, as well as deficits in nutrition of the vitamin stores in our body,” says Dr. Beth Carewe with Premier OB/GYN at Rose Medical Center.

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