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 Indiana according to data collected during the years of 2003-2005 are as follows: 3.95 babies out of 10,000 births are estimated to have SB in the state of Indiana. The number of babies being born with this medical condition are rising each year. Our research has shown that approximately 2,519 people are residing today in Indiana with this health issue.
Around 2 million women are pregnant in Indiana and some are at a high risk of delivering babies having this medical problem. An estimated 5 percent of the population (approximately 318,840 people) residing in the state of Indiana is of Hispanic origin (people of Hispanic origin are at more risk of SB).
Two Spina Bifida clinics, hospitals and doctors that are are located in the state that provides help to patients affected with this birth defect. One clinic is located in South Bend and the other is found in Indianapolis. At Indiana University/Riley Hospital for Children, the SB clinic located there registers patients affected with this condition. The SB Association of Central Indiana is responsible for providing resources and support in the state.
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Spina Bifida Clinics, Hospitals or Doctors in Indiana
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.