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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.

Web SiteWomen, Infants, and Children (WIC)
http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/This link will open in a new window.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children - better known as the WIC Program - serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, & children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.

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.

Web SiteAllrecipes.com
http://allrecipes.comThis link will open in a new window.
This site offers more than 40,000 free recipes, plus lots of cooking tips and information.

OrganizationLa Leche League
http://www.laleche.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This international organization offers support, encouragement, information, and education on breastfeeding.

Web SiteAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics
http://www.eatright.orgThis link will open in a new window.
Offering nutrition information, resources, and access to registered dietitians.

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.

OrganizationVegetarian Resource Group
http://www.vrg.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This site offers recipes, nutrition information, and lots more for vegetarians and anyone looking to eat less meat.

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