Welcome to the Spina Bifida Resource Center! Helpful videos by medical professionals, in-depth articles and clarity about SB are the useful things you’ll find here. In addition, you’ll find state specific information such as local clinics, charities, camps for children and more. We have everything you need to make your life easier as you begin to learn more about SB.
The Spina Bifida statistics for Connecticut are as follows: In the state 2.89 babies are affected with this medical condition out of 10,000 child births. The data is based on the figures that were collected during the years, 2001-2004. In the state of Connecticut, an estimated 1,012 people have been diagnosed with this health issue.
Today there are 1.1 million pregnant women who are at risk of delivering babies affected with this medical problem. Around 12 percent of the population, that is, 420,183 people in Connecticut are made up of Hispanic origin. Two SB clinics are located in Connecticut which provide health care to patients having SB.
There is one Spina Bifida clinic or hospital in New Haven and one clinic in Hartford which provide assistance to SB affected patients. In Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, a registration center is present for patients having this health problem.
Through our content we want to empower the lives of people with SB and to promote the prevention of it through education, public awareness and research. Working together with local organizations we aim to enhance the lives of those who are affected with SB. We want to build a stronger community and create a better future for those with SB.