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 Louisiana are as follows: In the state of Louisiana, the number of babies born with this disease has not been tracked. The numbers of women in Louisiana who are in the family way are 1.4 million. Some have a high risk of delivering babies born with this medical condition.
The people of Hispanic origin are at a higher risk of being affected with this health issue; they make up 3 percent of the population, which are 132,323 people in Louisiana.
There are five SB clinics located in the state of Louisiana, which provide health services for patients with this medical problem.
The SB clinics are present in Shreveport, New Orleans, Monroe, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette.
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.