Real Stories: Living with Spina Bifida

Spina bifida is a condition that affects the spine and is usually apparent at birth. It is a type of neural tube defect (NTD). To learn what it’s like to live with this condition or how families are affected, read these real stories from people living with spina bifida.

Randi with forearm crutches

Living with Pressure Sores

Spina bifida don't stop me... I'm her living proof

Professional and Personal Success


My Son Is My Inspiration


Caring for My Daughter


My Struggles Give Me Strength


The Life of a Social Butterfly

Henry in a wagon

The Smile Child