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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 SiteAdoption.com
http://www.adoption.comThis link will open in a new window.
This site examines all aspects of adoption and the adoptive process.

Web SiteBirthright International
http://www.birthright.org/enThis link will open in a new window.
Birthright International is an independent, nonprofit group that provides resources and support for pregnant teens. It has local chapters throughout the U.S. and Canada. It is not affiliated with any religious or governmental organization.

Web SitePlanned Parenthood Federation of America
http://www.plannedparenthood.orgThis link will open in a new window.
Planned Parenthood offers information on sexually transmitted diseases, birth control methods, and other issues of sexual health.

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.

OrganizationAmerican Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
http://www.aap.orgThis link will open in a new window.
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.

OrganizationMaternal and Child Health Bureau
http://www.mchb.hrsa.govThis link will open in a new window.
This U.S. government agency is charged with promoting and improving the health of mothers and children.

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