Maternal and Child Health Bureau

This governmental program is responsible for ensuring the health and well-being of the entire population of women, infants and children by connecting people to services, programs, agencies, maximize resources, and increase quality and effectiveness.

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The Teratology Society

The mission of the Teratology Society is to promote research and the exchange of ideas and research results that reveal the causes, improve the diagnosis and treatment, and prevent the occurrence of abnormal development and birth defects; to communicate that information to all interested parties that promote the elimination of birth defects through education and training on the causes, mechanisms, treatment, and prevention of birth defects.

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National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD)

The National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities is dedicated to protecting people who are especially vulnerable to health risks – babies, children and people with disabilities. Specifically, to identify the causes of birth defects and developmental disabilities; help children reach their full potential and promote health and well-being among all ages with disabilities including blood disorders.