Organized by The National Birth Defects Prevention Network in order to bring awareness about birth defects and ways to help prevent them.
According to the NBDPN birth defects affect 1 in 33 babies every year. Those birth defects not only change the lives of those involved but can be costly as well. And the costs is not only a burden on the families but accounts for hospital and government costs that affects everyone. Not all birth defects can be prevented but women can increase the chance of having a healthy baby by following some simple birth defects prevention steps.
Promoting prevention can help decrease risk factors. Learn the facts. Promote Birth Defects Prevention to the women in your life and increase the chances of more healthy babies being born this year! Spread the word. Visit the NBDPN website for more information.