Spina Bifida

How many people are affected by spina bifida?

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  • Spina bifida is the most common neural tube defect affecting babies in the United States. Out of the four million children born each year, between 1,500-2,000 are affected. Most children who are born with spina bifida are able to live normal lives, although some experience full or partial paralysis.

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