Living with Spina Bifida: A Public Health Challenge
Researchers at CDC are working on a series of projects to improve the quality of life and encourage full participation at every age for those living with spina bifida.
UTI Fact Sheet (English) | (Spanish)
What parents should know: urinary tract infections in young children with spina bifida.
Folic acid can help prevent major birth defects of the baby’s brain and spine. CDC has materials for women, health care providers, and others on the benefits of folic acid.
Spina Bifida Fact Sheets
The Spina Bifida Association (SBA) offers a series of fact sheets and publications, including information on living with spina bifida, treatments, and emotional issues.
The Hydrocephalus Association offers information, resources, and research on hydrocephalus, or extra fluid in and around the brain.