Association of Birth Defect Children, Inc. (ABDC)
parents and expectant parents with information about birth defects and
support services for their children. BDRC has a parent-matching
program that links families who have children with similar birth
defects. BDRC also sponsors the National Birth Defect Registry, a
research project that studies associations between birth defects and
exposures to radiation, medication, alcohol, smoking, chemicals,
pesticides, lead, mercury, dioxin and other environmental toxins.