National Birth Defects Month
January is National Birth Defects Awareness Month. A birth defect, also known as a congenital disorder, is a condition present at birth regardless of its cause. Congenital disorders can happen for many reasons.
Although not all can be prevented, people can increase their chances of having a healthy baby by managing health conditions and adopting healthy behaviors before becoming pregnant. .
Six Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Birth Defects
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Next Steps if You Need Support
As always, Well Badger Resource Center is here to help! Well Badger is a one-stop connection to community, social, health, and government programs —a place to find what you need, when you need it.
The Well Badger Resource Center is a health information and referral program operated by the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.