Health Facts Plus: Birth Defects

Health Facts Plus: Birth Defects

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Birth Defects (Nemours Foundation) Birth Defects (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation) Also available in Spanish Birth Defects: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities)

Amniocentesis (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation) Also available in Spanish Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation) Also available in Spanish Ultrasound (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation) Also available in Spanish

Disorders Screened in State Newborn Screening Programs and Puerto Rico (Save Babies Through Screening Foundation) Folic Acid Frequently Asked Questions (National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities) Also available in Spanish Maternal Blood Screening for Down Syndrome and Neural Tube Defects (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation) Also available in Spanish Prenatal Tests (Nemours Foundation)

Peer Contact for Parents of Children with Congenital Amputations (Amputee Coalition of America) When Your Baby Has a Birth Defect (Nemours Foundation)

Ambiguous Genitalia (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Bardet-Biedl Syndrome (Foundation Fighting Blindness) Cephalic Disorders (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) Also available in Spanish Cephalic Disorders Information Page (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Cervical Teratoma (Children''s Hospital Boston) Chromosomal Abnormalities (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation) Also available in Spanish Clubfoot and Other Foot Deformities (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation) Also available in Spanish Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) (Children''s Hospital Boston) Congenital Differences of the Upper Extremity (American Society for Surgery of the Hand) Congenital Torticollis (Twisted Neck) (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Craniofacial Syndrome Descriptions (Children''s Craniofacial Association) Craniosynostosis (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Crouzon Syndrome (Craniofacial Dysostosis) (Cleft Palate Foundation) FAQs about CdLS (Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation) Genital and Urinary Tract Defects (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation) Also available in Spanish Hearing Loss (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation) Horseshoe Kidney (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Intestinal Malrotation (Nemours Foundation) Klippel-Feil Syndrome (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Late-Appearing Defects (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation) Mobius Syndrome (Congenital Facial Diplegia) (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Patient Guide to Clubfoot (Johns Hopkins Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery) Pierre Robin Sequence/Complex (Cleft Palate Foundation) Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (Bubble Boy Disease) (Nemours Foundation) Treacher Collins Syndrome (Cleft Palate Foundation) Undescended Testicles (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Waardenburg Syndrome (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders) What I Need to Know about Hirschsprung''s Disease (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) What Is a Large (Giant) Congenital Nevus? (Nevus Outreach, Inc.) Williams Syndrome (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)

Accutane and Other Retinoids (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation) Also available in Spanish Amniotic Fluid Abnormalities (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation) Food-Borne Risks in Pregnancy (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation) Also available in Spanish Organization of Teratology Information Services Fact Sheets (Organization of Teratology Information Services) Thalidomide: New Uses for a Notorious Drug (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) What Is a Neonatologist? (American Academy of Pediatrics) When Your Baby''s in the NICU (Nemours Foundation)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Abnormalities (National Institutes of Health)

Common Forms of Inheritance (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation) Also available in Spanish Multifactorial Inheritance (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation)

Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (09/18/2006, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development) Birth Defects Research (06/17/2005, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities)

Find a Teratogen Information Service (Organization of Teratology Information Services) Laboratory Directory-GeneReviews (University of Washington) Qualified Centers (Children''s Craniofacial Association) State Map Page (National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center) US Clinic Directory Search (University of Washington)

Children''s Craniofacial Association Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation Also available in Spanish National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities Also available in Spanish National Institute of Child Health and Human Development National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center Organization of Teratology Information Services Save Babies through Screening Foundation

FASTATS: Birth Defects (National Center for Health Statistics)

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The primary NIH organization for research on Birth Defects is the

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

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Date last updated: 02 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 02 October 2006