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 Iowa are as follows: 5.13 babies out of 10,000 births are born with this health problem. The data was taken during the period of 2001-2005. The incidence of SB births per 10,000 are among the highest in America. Around 1,540 people are residing in Iowa who are affected with this medical condition.
Research has shown that 900,000 women are at a risk of giving SB births in the state of Iowa. The population of people of Hispanic origin who are considered vulnerable to the birth defect are only 4 percent (120 thousand). In Iowa, there are two Spina Bifida clinics, hospitals and doctors: One is located in Iowa City and one is present in Des Moines.
The SB Association of Iowa is responsible for offering help and support to people who are affected with this medical problem.
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Spina Bifida Clinics, Hospitals or Doctors in Iowa
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.