Medical Care During Pregnancy

Medical Care During Pregnancy

Resources

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OrganizationCenters 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.

Web SitePregnancy on Womenshealth.gov
http://womenshealth.gov/pregnancy/index.html
Helping pregnant women learn what they can do before, during, and after pregnancy to give babies a healthy start to life.

OrganizationAmerican 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.

OrganizationMaternal 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.

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

OrganizationAmerican College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
http://www.acnm.org
The ACNM supports the practice of midwifery through research, accreditation of midwife education programs, and establishment of clinical practice standards.

Web SiteMyPlate 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.

OrganizationNational Association of Childbearing Centers
http://www.birthcenters.org
The National Association of Childbearing Centers is an organization that supports the midwifery model of care for expectant parents, birth center professionals, and health policy advocates.

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