CDC's Partners for the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects

CDC works with many partners to raise awareness about the importance of getting enough folic acid before and during early pregnancy to help prevent neural tube defects.

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Healthy Moms Healthy Babiesexternal icon

Provides information about pregnancy and parenting.

March of Dimesexternal icon

Works to prevent birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality.

National Birth Defects Prevention Networkexternal icon

Conducts birth defects surveillance, research, and prevention.

Spina Bifida Associationexternal icon

Improves lives for those living with spina bifida through research, advocacy, education, and support.

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