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Birth Defects

Additional Resources

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Maternal and Child Health Bureau
This U.S. government agency is charged with promoting and improving the health of mothers and children.

March of Dimes
The March of Dimes seeks to prevent birth defects, infant mortality, low birthweight, and lack of prenatal care.

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)
NICHCY is the national information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
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.


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