Neural tube conditions

Neural tube conditions

Preconcepton health: folic acid for the primary prevention of neural tube defects: a resource document for health professionals

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the causes and implications of neural tube defects such as spina bifuda. Reviews findings that demonstrate consumption of folic acid before and during pregnancy reduces the risk of neural tube defects.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
PREG.P74 2002
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Congenital anomalies in Canada: a perinatal health report, 2002

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Perinatal Surveillance Systen
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of five categories of congenital anomalies in Canada (Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21), neural tube defects, congenital heart defects, oral facial clefts, and limb reduction defects).

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662328000
PREG.C66 2002
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy

Improves the quality of life of all individuals with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus through research awarenss, care and advocacy.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416- 214-1056
Email Address: 
provincial@sbhao.on.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416- 214-1446
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-387-1575
Street Address: 
69 Yonge St., Suite 500
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5E 1K3
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