Tag: World Birth Defects Day

World Birth Defects Day 2018

World Birth Defects Day 2018

Every year, an estimated 8 million babies around the world are born with a serious birth defects. In the United States, that’s about 1 in 33 babie ...
Why do we have World Birth Defects Day?

Why do we have World Birth Defects Day?

In a day and age when many cures exist for diseases and conditions, it may seem hard to believe that birth defects still occur. Yet, unfortunately the ...
Get ready – tomorrow is World Birth Defects Day

Get ready – tomorrow is World Birth Defects Day

Every parent wants a healthy baby. But, the reality is that many babies are born with birth defects. Some birth defects are clearly seen at birth. ...
World Birth Defects Day 2016

World Birth Defects Day 2016

More than 8 million babies worldwide are born each year with a serious birth defect. Birth defects are a leading cause of death in the first year of l ...

World BD day gets word out globally

The twitter-sphere was all aglow yesterday for the first-ever World Birth Defects Day. In fact, 6,154,146 people were reached worldwide! Yup. It’s not ...
March 3rd is the first ever World Birth Defects Day

March 3rd is the first ever World Birth Defects Day

Families frequently write to the March of Dimes and share a story about their child's struggle with a birth defect. Often, they ask what else they can ...