Question Regarding Newborn Testing - page 2

Hi everyone, I have a question? I have a friend who just had twins...Prior to the delivery. we have learned that one of the twin, the boy was going to have a club foot. After the delivery the... Read More

  1. by   Marj Griggs
    It is important that the PKU child follow the diet religiously, although I'm under the impression that they can relax that some after they're grown. HOWEVER, if female and pregnant, they have to go back on a very strict diet or their disease can affect the fetus--even if non-PKU. I once cared for sisters who were both PKU and both pregnant. They said the worst part of the diet was the milk substitute they had to drink. I wish now I'd tasted it LOL.