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National Birth Defects Awareness Month

January is National Birth Defects Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about birth defects.

About one in every 33 babies is born with a birth defect. Although not all birth defects can be prevented, people can increase their chances of having a healthy baby by managing health conditions and adopting healthy behaviors before becoming pregnant.

Click here to learn more about birth defects and how to prevent them.

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