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In Vermont, birth defects are the leading cause of death for infants younger than 12 months.

Vermont collects data on more than 40 birth conditions via the Birth Information Network.

12 birth defects are included in Vermont’s Tracking data.


What are birth defects?

What causes birth defects?

How is the environment linked to birth defects?

How can birth defects be prevented?

How is information collected about birth defects in Vermont?

Why is the Birth Information Network needed?

Which birth defects are included in Vermont's Tracking program?

What data about birth defects are included in Vermont’s Tracking program?

CDC Tracking Network Ask Tracking 1-800-439-8550 or click to email AHS-VDH-VTEPHT@state.vt.us CDC Tracking Network