National Institute of Health – Birth Defects

This website provides updates on the latest health and scientific research conducted by NIH. The “Health Information Index” has a subject/word guide to diseases and conditions under investigation at NIH. This site also provides access to online catalogs, journals, and grant funding information. The Birth Defects page ( provides links to various related organizations and resources.

CDC Birth Defects

This website provides information on birth defects in general. Sub-pages provide resources documenting the public health burden of birth defects and their complications in the United States. Statistics on the occurrence of some of the more common birth defects and links to additional information and resources can also be found here.