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Amniotic Band Syndrome Web Site
- Amniotic Band Syndrome (ABS) is a set of congenital birth defects believed to be caused by entrapment of fetal
parts (usually a limb or digits) in fibrous amniotic bands while in utero.
Birth Defects and
Adverse Birth Outcomes - Information about the risks of using alcohol, tobacco, and
drugs during pregnancy.
Birth Defects Foundation
- BDF Family Services operates a national support service, manned by qualified personnel. This confidential
service offers information and support to enquiring, distressed or concerned parents.
Heart Disease Treatments - Short and simple explanations of the different procedures
used in treating heart birth defects.
Cyanotic Congenital Birth
Defects - Information on a wide variety of congenital heart defects, from Mama's
How Folate Can Help
Prevent Birth Defects - Information from the FDA on the importance of folic acid
supplementation before pregnancy.
National Birth Defects Prevention Network
- Information about the organization, news, publications and upcoming meetings. Links to state monitoring
programs, national as well as international. Instructions for joining the email list.
National Center for Birth Defects and
Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) - Promotes child development, prevents birth
defects and developmental disabilities, and enhances the quality of life for persons with disabilities.
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
- Dedicated to eliminating birth defects caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy and improving the
quality of life for those individuals and families affected.
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Tuesday, 09 March 2010