A congenital disease is a pathology that affects a person from birth. It may be a hereditary disease although the origin of the congenital disease is not automatically genetic. Indeed, a congenital disease can be transmitted by one of the two parents. It may also contract during pregnancy. In this case, it is a so-called congenital acquired disease. There are a number of reasons for babies born with abnormalities and are not necessarily harmful or faulty parents.
The first thing you should do if your child has a birth defect gets a second opinion. The doctor usually advises to determine the cause, if possible, and look for related medical problems to treat.