The patient, a full-term male infant, was born during a normal
vaginal delivery on 7 August, 2010, and admitted to the Paediatric
Intensive Care Unit (PICU) with gastroschisis. He was the second
child of a 20-year-old single mother who did not attend antenatal
care, but who reported no problems during pregnancy. She did not
use any vitamin or mineral supplements before or during pregnancy
and reported no smoking or use of alcohol during pregnancy.