Birth Defects, Information for Healthcare Providers

Reporting birth defects helps coordinate care for patients, improves case ascertainment, provides more accurate prevalence rates, and provides a baseline for future prevention activities.

What You Should Do

Birth Defects to be Reported

  • Nervous System: Q00-Q07
  • Ear, Eye, Face, and Neck Anomolies: Q10-Q18
  • Cardiovascular System: Q20-Q28
  • Respiratory System: Q30-Q34
  • Orofacial Anomalies: Q35-Q37
  • Digestive System: Q38-Q45
  • Reproductive System: Q50-Q56
  • Urinary System: Q60-Q64
  • Musculoskeletal System: Q65-Q79
  • Other Anomalies: Q80-Q89
  • Chromosomal Abnormalities: Q90-Q99

What We Do

The Birth Defects Program, in collaboration with KIDSNET, has developed a web-based system for reporting birth defects.