We explored trends and reasons for VPA use among pregnant women and WOCBA in the public sector in Western Cape Province from 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017.
The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect of race and ethnicity on differences in maternal and perinatal outcomes among U.S.-born and foreign-born women, as well as racial and ethnic disparities in outcomes within these groups.
As infant mortality improves due to better infection control and peripartum care, congenital anomalies are becoming a key driver of pediatric survival and health.
Better outcomes are a priority for all those who care about birth defects and rare diseases. We propose three enhancements to improve the value of surveillance.
Preventing neural tube defects (NTDs) easily qualifies as a high-value opportunity to improve childhood survival and health.