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Birth Defects are a major cause of infant mortality and a leading cause of disability. Early intervention is important to ameliorate the consequences of birth defects and requires accurate diagnosis and understanding of causes.

Birth Defects can be prevented!


A multi-lingual website dedicated to promoting better care and prevention of birth defects through information sharing.

    IBIS offers
  • Overviews of birth defects, genetics and teratology
  • Links to support groups and healthcare providers
  • Factsheets for families and professionals

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