It goes without saying that life without good health and peace is of no relevance. The very purpose of living is defeated if there is an absence of good health that can sustain the need of life, learning, and future challenges. One of the challenges of modern times is deformities at the time of birth. According to Lannucci (2000), "Birth defects are abnormalities that are present in an infant at birth. They include visible, structural abnormalities as well as inherited disease" (P. 7).
Statement of research
The purpose of this study is to identify the elements and features of birth defects, and ...