Pregnancy Precautions: FAQs

Pregnancy Precautions: FAQs

Resources

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov
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.

Maternal and Child Health Bureau
http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov
This U.S. government agency is charged with promoting and improving the health of mothers and children.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
http://www.fda.gov
The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
http://www.aap.org
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.

March of Dimes
http://www.marchofdimes.com
The March of Dimes seeks to prevent birth defects, infant mortality, low birthweight, and lack of prenatal care.

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)
http://www.nofas.org
NOFAS is dedicated to eliminating birth defects caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy and improving the quality of life for those individuals and families affected. Call: (800) 66-NOFAS

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Family Resource Institute
http://www.fetalalcoholsyndrome.org
The mission of this nonprofit corporation is to identify, understand, and care for individuals disabled by prenatal alcohol exposure and to prevent future generations with this disability. Call: (253) 531-2878

American Pregnancy Association
http://www.americanpregnancy.org
This national organization promotes reproductive and pregnancy wellness.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
http://www.acog.org
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.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
http://www.epa.gov
The EPA is the government agency that works to protect human health and safeguard the natural environment.

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://familydoctor.org
This site, operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), provides information on family physicians and health care, a directory of family physicians, and resources on health conditions.

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