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March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

a/k/a: MODBDF


1275 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605








The March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation (MODBDF) is a national, non-profit organization that was established in 1938. The mission of the foundation is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. The March of Dimes funds programs of research, community services, education, and advocacy. Educational programs that seek to prevent birth defects are important to the foundation and, to that end; it also produces a wide variety of printed informational materials and videos. The Pregnancy & Newborn Health Education Center is staffed by trained health information specialists who provide researched information on pregnancy issues, complications and risks, newborn care, birth defects, genetic diseases and related topics as well as referrals to relevant organizations and support groups. The March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation has added an email and website for Spanish speaking individuals.

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