Shine Cymru Calls on Assembly to take ACTION!

The Spina bifida • Hydrocephalus • Information • Networking • Equality - SHINE Cymru team work with individuals and families to ensure those with spina bifida and hydrocephalus has access to the right services, support and information to help manage the conditions and lead more fulfilling lives.

Now, Shine Cymru is urgently calling on the Welsh Assembly Government to take decisive action to ensure that awareness is raised about the need for women to start taking folic acid before they become pregnant, and thus protect thousands of future Welsh citizens from the loss of life and permanent disability that results from neural tube defects.

* To view the Shine Cymru briefing paper on this issue please click here!

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Go Folic! is led by:

Spina bifida • Hydrocephalus • Information • Networking • Equality - SHINE (Registered Charity No 249338), covering England, Northern Ireland and Wales. Scotland is covered by the Scottish Spina Bifida Association - SSBA (Scottish Charity No SC 013328).

Our special thanks go to the Go Folic! Women's Nutrition Project in San Francisco for their inspiration and support.