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Up-Coming Events

Masquerade Prom

Sat May 21, 2016  6:30pm - 9:00pm    more information

 

RHI Water Ski Clinic

Weds June 8  and  Thurs June 9, 2016   more information

 

SB National Conference

June 25-28, 2016   more information

 

Indiana Walk-N-Roll

September 24, 2016  9:30-1:30   more information

 

 

Shalon Shares

SBAIN Executive Director shares website links SBAIN families will find helpful and informative. 

Also see SB Links and Websites for additional educational resources.

CDC Info about Spina Bifida

 Disability.gov 


 

Folic Acid

·  Women need folic acid, even if not planning to become pregnant, since 50% of all pregnancies are unplanned.

·  Folic acid is a vitamin that if taken before and during pregnancy reduces the risk of birth defects of the brain and spine, called neural tube defects (NTDs), by up to 70%.  The neural tube is formed in the first six weeks of pregnancy.

·  Folic acid is a vitamin that can help prevent birth defects.  Women of childbearing age need an extra 4 milligrams/400 micrograms of folic acid each day.


 

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