UK Government urged to make folic acid a compulsory ingredient in flour

December 1, 2017 admin 0

The Scottish and Welsh governments are urging Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to make it compulsory for flour to have folic acid in it. Senior figures […]

Thousands of mothers who gave birth to disabled babies claim they were deceived about the risks of taking epilepsy pills during pregnancy

September 23, 2017 admin 0

Thousands of angry mothers believe they were deceived about the risks of taking scandal-hit epilepsy pills during pregnancy. Nearly 20,000 babies have been born with […]

Parents choose life for son, rejecting abortion advice

August 24, 2017 admin 0

A couple have shared the incredible story of how they rejected abortion and chose life for their son, after he was diagnosed with spina bifida. […]

Australian breakthrough could prevent millions of birth defects

August 11, 2017 admin 0

Australia’s biggest medical research breakthrough in decades could save more lives than the revolutionary introduction of folic acid into pregnant women’s diets, according to the […]

Mum’s plea for daughter who suffers from spina bifida

July 6, 2017 admin 0

THE mother of a 12-year-old girl who is legally blind, has spina bifida and mobility issues, has said she is living in fear that her […]

Can chemicals in household products cause birth defects?

July 3, 2017 admin 0

New research has found a connection between chemicals found in common household products and birth defects in rodents. The study was conducted by the Edward […]

Spina bifida: Parents hope surgery in womb will help son walk

June 8, 2017 admin 0

The parents of a baby with spina bifida have said they hope that pioneering surgery he received while still in the womb will help him […]

What Growing Up With A Disabled Parent Taught Me About Disability

May 9, 2017 admin 0

What do you think of when you hear the term ‘disabled’? For many people, what comes to mind, is the permanent wheelchair user that we […]

Police say playground punch kills man with spina bifida

April 22, 2017 admin 0

YORK, Pa. (AP) – Police say a man with spina bifida died when he was punched at a Pennsylvania playground by another man who believed […]