Is Spina Bifida a Birth Defect?

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Yes it is. Spina bifida is a neural tube defect that affects approximately 1,500 pregnancies each year. Although the occurrences appear to be decreasing, spina bifida occurs in approximately 7 of out every 10,000 live births in the United States. To learn more you should go to a medical professional. Keyword: birth defect spina bifida