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1 One of the rarest genetic diseases… YOU could be the in Created By, Gabby Iannacone

2 Cri Du Chat is a rare genetic disease that occurs in the birth of infants. Affects of Cri Du Chat are: Feeding Problems (because of difficulty swallowing) Light weight at birth Speech Delays Behavioral Problems Uncommon Facial Traits

3 Cri Du Chat only affects 1 in 37, ,000 births Cri Du Chat is more common in boys than girls (2 to 1 ratio) Cri Du Chat can also cause mental issues throughout the child’s life You can tell if a child has Cri Du Chat if their cry at birth is high- pitched and sounds like a kitten Most likely the father carries the defect more than the mother

4 chat/56e00b6ddbdddcade76256e00b6ddbdddcade ?q=the+cry+of+cri+du+chat&FROM=LKV R5>1=LKVR5&FORM=LKVR14 Please Watch These Videos On Cri Du Chat

5 For many years researches have been searching for a way to prevent Cri Du Chat. Sadly, they’ve not come up with a cure and probably never will. You see, Cri Du Chat is caused by a deletion (missing information) on chromosome 5 which is generally a genetic accident. Therefore, it may be impossible to create a cure. (In shorter terms, it is just caused by a missing chromosome)

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