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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.

OrganizationAmerican Red Cross
http://www.redcross.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The American Red Cross helps prepare communities for emergencies and works to keep people safe every day. The website has information on first aid, safety, and more.

OrganizationU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
http://www.cpsc.govThis link will open in a new window.
This federal agency collects information about consumer goods and issues recalls on unsafe or dangerous products.

Web SiteChooseMyPlate.gov
http://www.choosemyplate.govThis link will open in a new window.
ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information on how to follow the U.S. government's Dietary Guidelines for Americans. It includes resources and tools to help families lead healthier lives.

OrganizationAmerican Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
http://www.aap.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The AAP is committed to the health and well-being of infants, adolescents, and young adults. The website offers news articles and tips on health for families.

OrganizationU.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
http://www.fda.govThis link will open in a new window.
The FDA protects public health through the control and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter medications, vaccines, and much more.