Birth Defect Prevention in the Best of the Web Directory

Birth Defect Prevention

Arkansas Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention

Aims to reduce the prevalence of birth defects in Arkansas as well as the economic, social and psychological impact of birth defects. Provides research articles, publications, resources and prevention tips.

BDF Newlife

UK-based charity funding medical research to understand, prevent, combat and treat inborn conditions. Learn about nurse services, grants and awareness campaigns. Researchers, students and members of the media can find articles and links to related resources.

International Birth Defects Information Systems

Seeks to accelerate the translation of scientific advancements into clinical and public health applications. Features care guidelines on birth defects surveillance, key organizations and associated general information.

Kentucky Folic Acid Partnership

Involves 66 organizations in the effort to educate Kentuckians about folic acid to prevent serious birth defects of the brain and spine. Get an overview of the group and find links for folic acid, birth defects and genetics.

National Birth Defects Prevention Network

Aims to establish and maintain a national network of state and population-based programs for birth defects surveillance and research. Provides related resources and information on committees and officers.

Newborn Screening

Learn about newborn screening and find news about newborn screening. Also provides condition profiles and a discussion forum.

Pregnancy Risk Network

New York-based group advocating healthy habits during pregnancy and decrease fetal risk. Includes a newsletter and downloadable brochures. Fact sheets in English, Spanish and French are also downloadable.

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