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Birth defects are the leading cause of death for infants in the United States. An estimated 150,000 infants will be born with birth defects this year; about 500 in Rhode Island.
Most mothers-to-be expect that healthy habits during pregnancy will give their babies a good start after birth, but many don't realize that adopting those healthy habits before pregnancy can have an impact, too.
Because half of all pregnancies in the United States are unplanned, it's a good idea to be prepared. Here are some tips from the March of Dimes:
For more information, visit the March of Dimes online at www.modimes.org.