Helping Babies Breathe in Tanzania

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Working Together to End Maternal Mortality

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Food Fortification Initiative Helps Protect Children from Birth Defects

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Newborn Screening Test for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

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Newborn screening
Newborn Screening Test for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
United States of America
To facilitate collaborative development of a newborn bloodspot screening test to detect the genetic lesions that cause spinal muscular atrophy. The test will be designed to use in public health newborn screening laboratories.

Show Your Love App Provides Essential Health Information to Women Before Pregnancy

Each year, about 1 in every 33 babies born in the United States is affected by a birth defect, a leading cause of death in the first year of life according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To address this problem, the CDC Foundation today announced a new preconception health app that will help women of reproductive age explore how to protect their health and the health of babies they may give birth to in the future.

Pregnancy, Environmental and Lifestyle Study

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Pregnancy, Environmental and Lifestyle Study
United States of America
To investigate how health, environment and lifestyle factors relate to healthy pregnancy and delivery.
Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

Thankful

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Raising Felix

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Our Priority is to Protect Pregnant Women from Zika

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