Birth Defects Program

baby's face in close upThe Maine Birth Defects Program (MBDP) was established by law in 1999. The Program is designed to be a central source of information to families and providers of the occurrence of birth defects in Maine.

For more information contact the Maternal and Child Health Program, Newborn Health Coordinator:
Tel: (207)287-5357
TTY: Maine relay 711

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Maine State Law- Relating to Birth Defects Program
Title 22: Health and Welfare, Chapter 1687. Birth Defects Program

Rules and Regulations- Chapter 280 (PDF); Relating to the Maine Birth Defects Program.