Tag: National Birth Defects Prevention Month

“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: CMV

“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: CMV

This year the theme of  National Birth Defects Prevention Month is Prevent to Protect. This week we will be posting a series of guest posts from Mothe ...
“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: Syphilis

“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: Syphilis

This year the theme of  National Birth Defects Prevention Month is Prevent to Protect. This week we will be posting a series of guest posts from Mothe ...
“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: Toxoplasmosis

“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: Toxoplasmosis

This year the theme of  National Birth Defects Prevention Month is Prevent to Protect. This week we will be posting a series of guest posts from Mothe ...
“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: Listeria

“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: Listeria

This year the theme of  National Birth Defects Prevention Month is Prevent to Protect. This week we will be posting a series of guest posts from Mothe ...
“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: Zika

“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: Zika

This year the theme of  National Birth Defects Prevention Month is Prevent to Protect. This week we will be posting a series of guest posts from Mothe ...
Good hygiene can help prevent birth defects

Good hygiene can help prevent birth defects

Now that winter has arrived, the temperatures are decreasing and the spread of germs is increasing. In an effort to stay healthy, I find myself consta ...
New year – healthy you

New year – healthy you

Today we welcome guest blogger Sarah Verbiest, DrPH, MSW, MPH, Executive Director, The National Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative. Ja ...
What you need to know about birth defects

What you need to know about birth defects

Every 4 ½ minutes in the US, a baby is born with a birth defect. That means that nearly 120,000 (or 1 in every 33) babies are affected by birth defect ...
Birth Defects: What have we learned?

Birth Defects: What have we learned?

Special thanks to Coleen Boyle, PhD, MSHyg, Director, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and ...
Make a PACT to prevent birth defects

Make a PACT to prevent birth defects

Each year in the United States, about 120,000 babies (1 in 33) are affected by birth defects. Birth defects are health conditions that are present at ...