Can a child’s speech defect be linked to insulin use in pregnancy? A patient with gestational diabetes at the antenatal clinic asked if insulin causes speech defect in children. She feels one of her child who cannot speak at age 4years was due to the insulin she used to control her blood sugar in that pregnancy.
The fraud called ‘cryptic pregnancy’ in certain countries fuels the baby factory business. The term ‘cryptic pregnancy’ is fraudulently used in certain countries to described false pregnancy also called pseudocyesis. A Rwandan proverb says, ‘pregnancy and fire cannot be kept secret’. Cryptic pregnancy however, begs to differ.
A baby lying vertical in the womb with the buttocks, knees or feet closest to the mouth of the womb called the cervix is said to be in a breech presentation.