Real Stories from Real Families Living with Birth Defects

Collage: Birth Defects-Real Stories from Families

Every 4½ minutes, a baby is born with a birth defect. To learn what it’s like to live with a birth defect and how these conditions affect people’s lives, read these real stories from people living with birth defects and families with children affected by birth defects. CDC would like to thank them for sharing their stories.