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March
5

Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks with gastroschisis researcher Dr. Marcia Feldkamp about the birth defect.

Gastroschisis: A Bizarre-Sounding, Frightening and Increasingly Common Birth Defect

What if your baby was born with some of its internal organs outside the body? You may not have heard of gastroschisis before, and therefore think itโ€™s a rare condition. But rates of this birth defect have skyrocketed in recent decades, especially for young mothers. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks with gastroschisis researcher Dr. Marcia Feldkamp about this shocking and scary birth defect, its recent treatment advancements and resources for parents.