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The Texas Birth Defects Monitor

An Annual Supplemental Data and Research Update

Volume 27, December 2021

  • Evaluating the Extent of Folic Acid Fortification of Corn Masa in Texas
  • Birth Defect Investigations in Texas: the First 25 Years
  • Connecting Children with Spina Bifida and Encephalocele to Health and Social Services

Volume 26, December 2020

  • Case Management Partnership with Regional Specialized Health and Social Services: A Closer Look at Down Syndrome
  • Updated Data from the Texas Birth Defects Registry, 2012-2017
  • Critical Congenital Heart Defect Mortality


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Last updated June 13, 2022