Neural tube defects

Colorado Responses to Children With Special Needs (CRCSN)
Performs public health intervention and prevention through the Neural Tube Defects (NTD) Recurrence Prevention project. CRCSN staff interviewed mothers who had an affected neural tube defect pregnancy.
Information is provided on the preventive benefits of folic acid in reducing risk for a recurrent neural tube defects pregnancy.
Prevention efforts
Birth Defects Registry staff
Principal investigator:
Margaret Ruttenber, MSPH
Program director for CRCSN Unit, which includes the Birth Defects Program, muscular dystrophy and fetal alcohol syndrome projects
Carol Stanton, MBA
Medical information manager