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.
March of Dimes (MOD)
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)
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.
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