World Spina Bifida And Hydrocepholas Day
World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day, October 25th, raises concern and concern for these disorders that affect the spine and brain. It's also a day to campaign and promote the interests of those living under these conditions.
Spina bifida is a congenital abnormality that affects the spine. Through a gap in the backbone, a portion of their spinal cord is revealed when a baby is born with this condition. According to the CDC, 1,400 babies are born with spina bifida each year. world. 1 in every 2,500 babies are born with spina bifida.
Spina bifida is a neural tube defect, which causes brain and spine abnormalities. Hydrocephalus is another form of neural tube abnormality. This condition occurs when there is a buildup of fluid in the brain's ventricles. This extra fluid puts pressure on the brain and can result in brain damage. 1 in every 500 babies in the United States are born with hydrocephalus. By the age of 2, another 6,000 children will have hydrocephalus by the age of 2.
Hydrocephalus is more common in babies born in Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America.
The majority of cases of neural tube defects are unknown. However, pregnant women can do to reduce their baby's risk. Folic acid is used by pregnant women in Pregnant women. Pre-existing conditions, such as diabetes and obesity, can also reduce the risk of neural tube defects. During breastfeeding, women should also be cautious when taking certain medications, such as seizure medications and pain meds.
Spina bifida or hydrocephalus is not cured. Babies born with these neural tube defects will need lifelong care. Mobility issues, orthopedic injuries, and incontinence are all typical problems for neural tube defects.
How to celebrate #worldspinabifidaandhydrocephalusday
Both children and adults with these disorders are encouraged to share their experiences with others on this day. It's also a day that the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus holds a variety of activities to inform the general public about these neural tube defects. To participate: To participate: To participate: To participate: You must register:
- Reach out to someone with spina bifida or hydrocephalus and offer them your assistance
- Donate to an organization that funds research into neural tube defects
- Learn more about these birth defects and how to minimize their risk
- Learn about Hank Williams, Jean Driscoll, Rene Kirby, Rene Kirby, and John Cougar Mellencamp among other famous people with spina bifida, including Hank Williams, Jean Driscoll, Rene Kirby, and John Cougar Mellencamp
#WSBAHD has spread word for this day on social media with #WSBAHD. #WSBAHD is a hashtag that stands for this day. #WSBAHD is a hashtag that has spread word for this day.
History of spina bifida and hydrocephalus day in the United States Spina bifida and hydrocephalus day
During their General Assembly in Guatemala in 2011, the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus established this day. The first World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day was held on October 25th, 2012.