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Phone: 407-895-0802
976 Lake Baldwin Lane
Suite 104

Orlando
Florida 32814
USA
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Target demographics: Expectant parents, parents of children with birth defects, veterans, babies and children with birth defects.

Geographic areas served: National

Programs: Fact sheets and/or individualized research on the major categories of birth defects.Parent matching services.Support group and resource referrals.Technical assistance to communities with increases in birth defects linked to toxic exposures.Research through the National Birth Defect Registry.Education on birth defect prevention through our medically-reviewed Healthy Baby Resource.

Mission:
According to the National Research Council, nearly 50% of all pregancies in the U.S. end in the loss of the baby or a child born with a birth defect or chronic health problem. We provide these families with reliable information on their child''s disabilities, referrals to helpful resources and opportunities to connect with families who have children with similar problems. We also sponsor the National Birth Defect Registry that collects data on birth defects that can lead to birth defect prevention. Registry data has been used for research studies and community advocacy and presented to state and federal agencies as well as in media forums.
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06/14/11
Birth Defect Research for Children (BDRC) is a remarkable nonprofit engaged in exemplary work that benefits today’s children and generations to come. It is a model of high intelligence, cutting-edge research, parent service, and unflagging dedication. One of the major unrecognized problems ... more »
06/13/11
The Association of Birth Defect Children has been a leader in the field since the late 1980's. The organization partnered with the NJ Agent Orange Commission in the 1990's to gather data on the birth defect children of Vietnam veterans and provide that data to the National Academy of Sciences - ... more »
06/10/11
As coordinator of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine’s Humane Seal campaign, I am always on the lookout for health charities that perform effective research without the use of animals. While investigating Birth Defect Research for Children for a charity spotlight article, I learned... more »
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