|Congenital Hypothyroidism (CH) : CH is a lack of thyroid hormones present from birth. Infants are usually clinically normal at birth, due to the presence of maternal thyroid hormones||Mentally retardation, Hearing loss, Stunted growth, Speech delay and behavior problems. Damage to the brain and nerves is usually permanent and cannot be reversed||Supplemented with thyroxine which is easy, inexpensive and very safe.|
Inability to digest Galactose, a simple sugar found in breast milk, many infant formulas and milk products.
|This condition can harm the baby's eyes; can cause serious liver and brain damage and even death||A special milk-free diet as soon as the condition is found can prevent problems|
Lack of an enzyme called biotinidase.
|Seizures, developmental delays, eczema and hearing loss.||Oral supplementation of BIOTIN (sometimes called vitamin B7).|