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Birth defects …. more preventable than you thought

Today, 3rd March 2015 is World Birth Defects Day and this is the first one ever. We rarely talk about birth defects in Kenya except when it is dramatic, like the birth of conjoined twins. But birth defects are common and about 50-70% of them are highly preventable. There are inexpensive ways to reduce birth defects that everyone needs to know about.