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Can VATER association transmitted to children?

Hi, I am affected by VATER association/syndrome.
I would like to know, in case I have children, if there is the possibility that I will "pass" this syndrome to them.
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It isn't entirely known, but most of the evidence suggests that it occurs during early development in the womb.  https://www.healthline.com/health/vater-syndrome#causes

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