Latest data from the National Congenital Anomaly and Rare Disease Registration Service

A nurse putting a newborn baby into a cot in a hospital ward.

On 3 March 2019, over 150 organisations worldwide marked the fifth annual World Birth Defects Day. The goals for the day are to raise awareness across the globe about congenital conditions, look for opportunities to prevent conditions developing, and support antenatal testing where this is a result of an informed choice.