Report finds 1 in 50 babies has birth defect and highlights worrying gaps in regional monitoring

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 04:31 in Health & Medicine

More than one baby in every 50 is born with a birth defect (congenital anomaly) according to the latest annual report by the British Isles Network of Congenital Anomaly Registers (BINOCAR) – significantly more common than previously reported estimates of around one in 80.

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