Is Spina Bifida a Birth Defect?

Q:
Is spina bifida a birth defect?

A:
Yes it is.

Spina bifida is a neural tube defect that affects approximately 1,500 pregnancies each year. Although the occurrences appear to be decreasing, spina bifida occurs in approximately 7 of out every 10,000 live births in the United States.

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