What Do You Know About Birth Defects?
Test your knowledge of birth defects and what you can do to minimize the risk.
7. Pregnant women should avoid handling cat litter to decrease the risk of becoming infected with which of these?
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This parasitic infection can be transmitted to humans through cat feces and can seriously harm an unborn baby. Infection during pregnancy can result in premature delivery, low birth weight, mental and motor retardation, small head, small eyes and blindness, seizures, hydrocephalus, and damage to the liver and blood-forming organs.
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