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VBF's Programs

VBF has many exciting new programs, all designed to educate, inform, and support those affected by vascular birthmarks:

Information for Parents

DOA Logo
Don't Forget!
Every Day is a Day of Awareness for VBF!
Visit the VBF International Day of Awareness Website:
birthmark.org/awareness


Good Search

What if the VBF earned a penny every time you searched the Internet? Now it can! GoodSearch.com is a new Yahoo-powered search engine, with a unique social mission... every time you use GoodSearch, money is generated to support the mission of VBF. Just go to www.goodsearch.com and be sure to enter the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation as the charity you want to support. The more people who use this site, the more money we'll earn so please spread the word! Go to http://www.goodsearch.com

If you think your child has a hemangioma Click Here...
hemangioma
If you think you or your child has a port wine stain Click Here...
Before and after of port wine stain
If you think you or your child has a venous malformation Click Here...
Before and after of venous malformation

Chapters of the VBF

VBF
VBF Europe
VBF Russia
VBF Spain
VBF Peru
VBF Latin American
VBF New Zealand
VBF Australia
VBF India
VBF Africa
VBF Asia
VBF Poland
VBF Philippines
VBF Vietnam
VBF Israel
Sturge-Weber Syndrome Community
SWSC-Canada

Partners

Anomalie Vasculaire Site for French speakers worldwide, and friend of VBF that offers support and information about vascular birthmarks


Publications for Parents:

  • VBF Vascular Birthmarks Brochure - Download and Print - A comprehensive brochure describing all vascular birthmark types, syndromes and treatment options. To print, click here (you will need the Acrobat Reader to view and print this document).
  • Doctor Visit Survey Have you been seen by a doctor to assess a vascular birthmark? Please click here and complete our survey. This survey will be used to provide feedback to the doctors about the information and treatment they provide to families affected by a vascular birthmark. Complete your survey and mail to Corinne Barinaga, c/o VBF Director of Information Services, PO Box 106, Latham, NY 12110.
  • Before you visit, email, or speak to a birthmark specialist, be sure to read our Checklist for Parents!
  • Dr. Rosen's Vascular Birthmark Information for Parents
  • Simple things you can do to manage KTS (Dr. Delfanian and Linda Shannon)

You will need Adobe's Acrobat Reader to open and print the pdf documents. If you do not already have it installed, you can find it here.

You will need Microsoft's Word to open and print the Word Documents.

RECRUITING SUBJECTS FOR A RESEARCH STUDY ON FACIAL BIRTHMARKS