5 Of The Healthiest Habits To Prevent Birth Defects

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According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), about one in every 33 babies is born with a birth defect and birth defects account for more than 20% of all infant deaths. NurseWise, a national multilingual nurse triage and health education provider, is helping to bring awareness to this extremely important health matter during January, National Birth Defects Prevention Month.

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“As a health organization with a strong focus on women’s health and helping more women deliver healthy, full-term babies, NurseWise is proud to support the mission of organizations like the CDC and the March of Dimes,” said Kim Tuck, RN, President and Chief Executive Officer of NurseWise. “These dedicated-health organizations, and other national and local organizations like them, actively promote the importance and benefit of consistent and comprehensive prenatal education and health care. The clinical professionals at NurseWise have put together a few health tips from the CDC to help mothers understand the health habits they can adopt now to improve their babies’ wellbeing and development.”