CDC's Partners for the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects

It is hard for a single organization to reach every woman across the United States who could possibly become pregnant. That is why CDC works with partners, communities, and individual advocates across the country to help raise awareness of the benefits of folic acid and to promote efforts for the prevention of neural tube defects. The goal of our partnerships is to expand the reach of messages and materials about the importance of getting enough folic acid before and during early pregnancy.

Current Partners

Logo: March of Dimes (MOD) Logo: National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Logo: Spina Bifida Association

March of Dimes (MOD)External
March of Dimes (MOD) helps moms have full-term pregnancies and researches the problems that threaten the health of babies.

National Council of La Raza (NCLR)External
The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) – the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States – works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans.

Spina Bifida AssociationExternal
The Spina Bifida Association (SBA) is dedicated to enhancing the lives of those with spina bifida and those whose lives are touched by this challenging birth defect through education, advocacy, research, and service. Find local Spina Bifida Association chaptersExternal