What Is the Apgar Score?

What Is the Apgar Score?

Resources

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Neonatal Jaundice
http://www.californiawebsites.com/neo/index.html
This Web site contains information about jaundice, treatment options, and links.

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.

Zero to Three
http://www.zerotothree.org
Zero to Three is a national nonprofit organization that promotes the health and development of infants and toddlers.

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.

Safe to Sleep
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/sts/Pages/default.aspx
This safety campaign teaches parents and other caregivers to always place babies on their backs to sleep. Babies who sleep on their backs are much less likely to die of SIDS than are babies who sleep on their stomachs or sides.

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