Congenital Malformations & Birth Complications

Congenital anomalies are also known as birth defects, congenital disorders or congenital malformations. Congenital anomalies can be defined as structural or functional anomalies that occur during intrauterine life and can be identified prenatally, at birth or later in life. Examples include cleft lip or palate, certain heart defects, and neural tube defects.