Public Awareness

If you are pregnant or thinking about it. You can reduce the risk and limit the consequences of mental retardation and related development disabilities by following these recomendations:

  1. Get proper prenatal care that includes visits to your doctor.
  2. Do no drink any alcohol during your pregnancy and while you are breastfeeding.
  3. Eat well, get plenty of rest, and take the vitamins suggested by your docotor and make sure they include folic acid.
  4. Don not take any drugs or medicines unless directed to do so by your physician.

Helping Mentally and Physically Challenged People Achieve their Potential

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