FAQs: Prenatal Tests

FAQs: Prenatal Tests

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.

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.

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.

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 Society of Genetic Counselors
http://www.nsgc.org/
This organization represents the genetic counseling profession through research, advocacy, and education.

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.

MyPlate for Moms
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/mypyramidmoms
MyPlate for Moms tailors the USDA's food guide to suit the individual needs of pregnant and nursing women.

Lab Tests Online
http://www.labtestsonline.org
This non-commercial site was developed by laboratory professionals to educate caregivers, patients, and patients' families about lab tests.

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