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Old 02-02-2011, 08:04 PM
blessed blessed is offline
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Question are birhtmarks birth defects?

i was just dr's/the medical community consider birthmarks (hemangiomas) birth defects?
And, does march of dimes money taken in support birthmarks research and such?
Where i live i have never heard of any birthmarks fundraisers/awareness.
I have really been wandering about this.. all info., is appreciated! Thank you !
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Old 02-02-2011, 11:47 PM
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I don't consider birthmarks to be birth defects, no. And I don't believe the March of Dimes supports any type of birthmark funding at all.

Begin a Day of Awareness campaign in your local community. It's a chance to educate people, raise money, and help people affected by birthmarks everywhere.

If you email me at with your contact information, I'll send it on to the Day of Awareness coordinator.

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