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	Our Vision. Babies are born healthy. Children reach their potential. Everyone thrives. National Cetner on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.

Mission

The mission of CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) is to save babies by studying and addressing the causes of birth defects; help children reach their potential by understanding developmental disabilities; reduce complications of blood disorders; and improve the health of people living with disabilities.

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Zika and Pregnancy

Learn how to protect yourself and your pregnancy from Zika.

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2016 Key Findings Articles

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Annual Report

Learn about NCBDDD’s accomplishments.

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National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) Four Thematic Areas
Watch this video to learn how CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) is making a difference in the health of people every day. cdc.gov/ncbddd/aboutus/video
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