Birth Defects

Frequently Asked Questions - Cleft Palate Foundation

If your baby is affected by cleft issues, these questions and answers may be helpful as you and baby begin your life together.

Review Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Cleft Palate Foundation

Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

Cleft lip/palate and isolated cleft palate are birth defects that affect the upper lip and roof of the mouth. Learn about other related health problems, treatments, and what to expect and do for babies born with these conditions.

Review Date: Monday, December 29, 2014

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

Find a Doctor who Treats Vascular Birthmarks

Click on the map to find a physician near you who specializes in treating birthmarks, hemangiomas, vascular malformations, and more.

Review Date: Tuesday, December 04, 2012

The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation

Independent Living for People With Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders - (PDF)

For persons with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), daily activities, such as working, managing money, and maintaining a home, present huge challenges. Learn about assistance and support to help overcome these challenges.

Review Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2011

SAMHSA Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center for Excellence

Pediatric Genetics: Newborn Screening

Learn why it's important to know your family health history, and how genetic counseling and newborn screening can help doctors find and treat a genetic condition early.

Review Date: Thursday, March 03, 2016

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC

The Healthy Baby Resource

Learning the dangers inherent in our modern world can help you avoid many harmful exposures and increase the chances of having a healthy baby. This site discusses prenatal care, nutrition, recreation and more.

Review Date: Friday, December 16, 2011

Birth Defect Research for Children, Inc.

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