Posts Tagged 'birth defects'

Developmental Disabilities Month And The Future Of Ultrasound Technology

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March is Developmental Disabilities Month, and prenatal detection of these conditions is rapidly advancing due to innovations in ultrasound technology. There are many kinds of developmental disabilities, and they are caused in a variety of ways, but early detection and intervention is the best way of providing lifelong health, happiness, and productivity to a child with a disability condition.

Posted by Audrey Willis Mar 09, 2016 Posted in Disability 3 Comments

National Folic Acid Awareness Week

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Folic acid, also known as folate, is a water soluble B-vitamin that your body needs to function properly. One of its main purposes from an adequate intake is to prevent birth defects, which can result with cranial, spinal, and other physical disabilities. Folic acid forms new blood cells in the body and is responsible for DNA synthesis.  Folic acid awareness week is this week, January 3rd-9th, and here is your quick snippet on what you need to know about this vitamin.

Posted by Rebecca Cline Jan 04, 2016 Posted in Disability 2 Comments