Spina Bifida Association of America. Awareness Campaign. Spina Bifida Association of America. Mission: To promote the prevention of spina bifida and to enhance the lives of all affected Local Chapters across the country Youth and Adult Alliance young adult members across the country.
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To promote the prevention of spina bifida and to enhance the lives of all affected
young adult members across the country
A person with spina bifida may have:
Many people with spina bifida lead
successful and productive lives.
The Neural Tube is Formed
Some of the factors that cause spina bifida are out of your control. Taking folic acid is something that you can control.
Women can do what they can and take a multivitamin with the B-vitamin folic acid everyday. Folic acid is not a guarantee, but it can help!
Foods with Folic Acid “folate”
Your body absorbs the synthetic folic acid in a vitamin easier than folic acid in foods like green leafy vegetables, beans or oranges.
It is difficult to get all the folic acid you need from food.
Create a BUZZ! is a word of mouth campaign of the
Spina Bifida Association of America.
Tell your friends and family about spina bifida and the B-vitamin, folic acid.
And ask them to tell someone too!
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Spina Bifida Association of America
4590 MacArthur Blvd., NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20007-4226
National Resource Center: 1-800-621-3141
Web site: www.sbaa.org