Three of every hundred children born in the United States are born with a birth defect. That's why parents, educators, and physicians join together to celebrate January as Birth Defect Awareness month. It is important to educate parents about preventative measures and inform every one of treatments for unpreventable defects. An awareness event can utilize some great promotional products to spread the word about birth defects in the United States.
In most cases, a child is born with birth defects to a perfectly healthy couple. However, some disorders are brought on by the mother's health and can be prevented. Every year, as many at 12,000 babies are born with birth defects due to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Mothers must be informed that any consumption of alcohol while pregnant can lead to birth defects.
A custom imprinted water bottle will encourage mothers to stay hydrated and avoid alcohol. This water bottle even includes a pill box that is perfect for storing your daily dose of vitamins.
Woman who are of child-bearing age, are encouraged to take daily vitamins including folic acid. The promotional Vitamin and Mineral wheel will help keep women healthy. The promotional pregnancy wheel is also a helpful tool for expecting mothers. They can keep track of their cycle of pregnancy and monitor the growth of their child.
Birth defects awareness month promotional items can also educate the public about particular diseases in an effort to promote donations and further research. Regardless of the defect a child is born with, the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities urges that each child deserves a full and productive life. Fun and practical promotional items that can utilize this thought are custom imprinted full color bookmarks. Everyone will find a book mark to be useful, especially parents as they prepare for their child through countless informational books.
For the mother on the go, the promotional alliance band awareness bracelet with flash drive is the perfect giveaway. This bracelet can be worn proudly in support of birth defect awareness and important health documents or baby videos can be easily transported on the USB.
During January's birth defect awareness month, everyone is urged to become educated about healthy pregnancy and become advocates of equal living for all children. By incorporating a memorable promotional product into your awareness event, people will remember the importance of birth defect awareness month throughout the whole year.
Jenn Jimenez is a e-marketing specialist for Motivators, Inc. , a Long Island based promotional products distributor. The company's website, boasts over 30,000 e-commerce enabled promotional products, including a large selection of Birth Defect Awareness items .