- Key Findings - Frequency of Trisomy Conditions using Birth Defects Tracking Programs
- Pregnant? Don’t Smoke! - Quitting smoking is one of the best ways a woman can protect herself and her baby.
- Key Findings - Opioid Use and the Risk of Neural Tube Defects.
- Anencephaly Cluster in WA - Researchers investigate high rates of major birth defects of the brain in central Washington
- Key Findings—Prevalence of Down syndrome in the United States
About one in every 33 babies is born with a birth defect. Not all birth defects can be prevented. But a woman can take steps to increase her own chance of having a baby with the best health possible.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
TTY: (888) 232-6348
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