If you’re thinking of getting pregnant soon or sometime in the future, it is important to start making healthy choices now, such as taking a multivitamin containing folic acid and visiting your healthcare provider.
NBDPN addresses the issues of birth defects surveillance, research and prevention to identify strategies for reducing birth defects throughout the United States.
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Facts, statistics, and free materials from the CDC on the preventative effects of folic acid.
This Michigan Department of Community Health pamphlet defines birth defects and includes preventative techniques to keep mother and baby healthy during pregnancy.