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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.

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.

Web SiteZero to Three
http://www.zerotothree.orgThis link will open in a new window.
Zero to Three is a national nonprofit organization that promotes the health and development of infants and toddlers.

Web SiteNeonatal Jaundice
http://www.californiawebsites.com/neo/index.htmlThis link will open in a new window.
This Web site contains information about jaundice, treatment options, and links.

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.

Web SiteSafe to Sleep
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/sts/Pages/default.aspxThis link will open in a new window.
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.