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.
Scope of IBIS
Information about amelioration, care and prevention of birth defects, genetic disorders, congenital malformations, anomalies and developmental disorders.
- Overviews of birth defects, genetics and teratology.
- Links to support groups and health care providers.
- Factsheets for families and professionals.
- Medical Genetics
- Mental retardation
- Preconception Health
- Pre-pregnancy planning
- Radiation and more …
Listing of syndromes, dysmorphology and more …
- Parental organizations
- Healthcare agenices
- Professional associatons