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.

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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NIH Child Health and Human Development

NICHD conducts and supports research on topics related to the health of children, adults, families and populations in order to improve health of all by reducing infant mortality, understanding reproductive health, fertility/infertility, learn about growth and development and examine, prevent and treat birth defects, and intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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