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.
PDF Resource List of Online Links Developed By MDCH in 2006
These documents are available to help State programs develop and expand their genetics programs.
The Michigan Birth Defects Prevention program strives to prevent birth defects and provide support for all Michigan families affected with birth defects.
The world’s leading nonprofit health advocacy organization committed to transforming health through genetics. Our open network connects members of parent and family groups, community organizations, disease-specific advocacy organizations, professional societies, educational institutions, corporations, and government agencies to create novel partnerships. We actively engage in improving access to information for individuals, families and communities, while supporting the translation of research into services.
This organization exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism by increasing public awareness, advocating for services for individuals across the lifespan and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.
NIAAA provides leadership towards the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems through conducting and supporting research, collaborating with research institutes, and translating and disseminating research findings.
YourChild, from the University of Michigan Health System, is a website designed for parents about kids’ development and behavior. This guide links to helpful information, recommended resources, and support groups.
The NNSGRC provides information and resources in the area of newborn screening and genetics to benefit health professionals, the public health community, consumers, and government officials.
A variety of orderable publications on diabetes from the National Diabetes Education Program.