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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March of Dimes

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

National Birth Defects Prevention Network

Conducts birth defects surveillance, research, and prevention.

Spina Bifida Association

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

Links to Other Resources on Birth Defects>>

For more information on other organizations working to help prevent neural tube defects around the world>>