There are common questions that we can answer about all health topics, such as "What is it?" and "How many people are affected." Answers to these questions are found under Condition Information. Each health topic frequently has specific questions that pertain only to that topic. We have answered those in this section.
Where can I get information about specific types of birth defects and conditions?
The NICHD offers information on many birth defects and disorders, including (but not limited to):
In addition, other agencies and organizations provide information about birth defects in general and/or about specific types of birth defects. Please visit the Resources and Publications section of this topic for more information about these agencies and organizations.