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 New Mexico are as follows: In this state 5.63 babies out of 10,000 babies are born with this medical condition. During the years 2001-2005, the data was collected and it shows that there has been an increase in the number of babies born with this health issue.
In New Mexico around 1,117 people are living with this birth defect. Around 620,000 women are residing in the state are of child bearing age. Some are at a risk of giving birth to babies who will be affected with this medical problem. An estimated 45 percent of the population or 890,000 people are of Hispanic origin (which has a higher risk of being affected with SB).
There is one SB clinic that is located in Albuquerque and provides services to patients affected with SB.
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Spina Bifida Clinics, Hospitals or Doctors in New Mexico
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.