How Common Is Spina Bifida?

Q:
How common is spina bifida?

A:
Spina bifida is a relatively common birth defect in the U.S.

It is estimated that between 5 % and 10 % of the population may have spina bifida occulta without realising it.

The most serious form of spina bifida, myelomeningocele, is very rare, affecting one pregnancy in 2,000.

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

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