By Holly Lebowitz Rossi
June 23, 2014

A set of birth defects of the brain and spine, called neural tube defects, have been found by a new study to be more common among babies with Hispanic mothers.  The March of Dimes report also found that Hispanic mothers are more likely to give birth prematurely--both findings are possibly linked to nutritional deficiencies more common to that community.

Image: Pregnant woman, via Shutterstock

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