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