The mission of the CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) is to promote the health of babies, children and adults and enhance the potential for full, productive living. Currently, the Center includes three divisions - the Division of Congenital and Developmental Disorders, the Division of Human Development and Disability, and the Division of Blood Disorders.
The Friends of NCBDDD is a coalition of government and private sector participants who work together to enhance the mission and activities of the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).
See how NCBDDD’s focus areas are making a difference across the life span.
Personal stories from people who are touched in some way by birth defects, blood disorders, and disabilities.
Learn about NCBDDD's mission and work.
- Page last reviewed: February 3, 2016
- Page last updated: February 3, 2016
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