Kids and adults with Spina Bifida are reaching new heights! Enhancing lives, promoting prevention, and building a community of support in Iowa and beyond
SBAI is a chapter of the Spina Bifida Association, the only national voluntary health agency solely dedicated to enhancing the lives of those with Spina Bifida and those whose lives are touched by this challenging birth defect.
Spina Bifida is the most common neural tube defect in the United States—affecting 1,500 to 2,000 of the more than 4 million babies born in the country each year.
Spina Bifida occurs in approximately 7 of out every 10,000 live births in the United States.
An estimated 166,000 individuals with Spina Bifida live in the United States.