Tag: NTD

Anencephaly: causes, risks & what you can do

About 1,206 pregnancies are affected by anencephaly each year in the U.S. Anencephaly is a serious birth defect in which a baby is born without par ...
Folic acid – why is it important?

Folic acid – why is it important?

Folic acid is a B vitamin that promotes cell growth and helps prevent certain birth defects. It is Folic Acid Awareness Week – a great time to become ...

Folic acid helps prevent neural tube defects

January 5-11 is National Folic Acid Awareness Week. Are you getting enough folic acid each day? Today's guest post is from the CDC's National Cente ...

Folic acid helps prevent birth defects

Anifa is an 18-month-old girl who was born with spina bifida, a serious birth defect of the spine. Like many children with spina bifida, Anifa is para ...