Tag: cleft palate

Folic acid and folate: How are they different?

Folic acid and folate: How are they different?

You may have heard about folic acid, but have you heard of folate? Folic acid and folate are similar but not the same thing. Read on to learn how ...
Are you getting enough folic acid?

Are you getting enough folic acid?

Folic Acid Awareness Week (Jan. 5-11, 2020) is a nationwide initiative to help prevent neural tube defects (NTDs). Folic acid is a vitamin th ...
Cleft lip and cleft palate awareness and prevention month

Cleft lip and cleft palate awareness and prevention month

July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month. Cleft lip and cleft palate happen when a baby’s lip or mouth doesn’t fo ...

Opioids and birth defects -an update

Prescription opioids are painkillers your health care provider may prescribe if you’ve been injured or had surgery. Prescription opioids include: ...

Breastfeeding 101

If you’re breastfeeding or thinking about breastfeeding, you’ve come to the right place. This post is your one-stop-shop for all things breastfeeding. ...