Helpful information on folic acid and how it helps prevent birth defects.
Michigan and National Birth Defects resources.
The Michigan Birth Defects Registry (MBDR) tracks more than 1,000 diagnoses of birth defects. This allows the Prevention program to ensure certain populations receive appropriate services and follow-up.
The Michigan Birth Defects Prevention program strives to prevent birth defects and provide support for all Michigan families affected with birth defects.
Preconception Health is a woman’s health before becoming pregnant. To reduce the chance of poor health outcomes for your baby, it is important for a woman to be as healthy as possible before conception.
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.