Wednesday Wrap Up January 2022: Birth Defects

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A “birth defect” is a structural issue that is present at birth. The most common are heart issues, arm or leg issues, cleft lip or palate, and spinal cord problems. Since this is National Birth Defects Prevention Month, that’s the topic of the day!

CDC Page on common birth defects
Stories from families around the world of people who experience a birth defect
Information from the March of Dimes
Reducing the Risk of Birth Defects