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OrganizationCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.govThis link will open in a new window.
The CDC (the national public health institute of the United States) promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

OrganizationAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
http://www.acog.org/PatientsThis link will open in a new window.
This site offers information on numerous health issues. The women's health section includes readings on pregnancy, labor, delivery, postpartum care, breast health, menopause, contraception, and more.

Web SitePregnancy on Womenshealth.gov
http://womenshealth.gov/pregnancy/index.htmlThis link will open in a new window.
Helping pregnant women learn what they can do before, during, and after pregnancy to give babies a healthy start to life.

OrganizationMaternal and Child Health Bureau
http://www.mchb.hrsa.govThis link will open in a new window.
This U.S. government agency is charged with promoting and improving the health of mothers and children.

Web SiteZero to Three
http://www.zerotothree.orgThis link will open in a new window.
Zero to Three is a national nonprofit organization that promotes the health and development of infants and toddlers.

OrganizationAmerican College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
http://www.acnm.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The ACNM supports the practice of midwifery through research, accreditation of midwife education programs, and establishment of clinical practice standards.

Web SiteMyPlate for Moms
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/mypyramidmomsThis link will open in a new window.
MyPlate for Moms tailors the USDA's food guide to suit the individual needs of pregnant and nursing women.

OrganizationNational Association of Childbearing Centers
http://www.birthcenters.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The National Association of Childbearing Centers is an organization that supports the midwifery model of care for expectant parents, birth center professionals, and health policy advocates.