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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.

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.

OrganizationMarch of Dimes
http://www.marchofdimes.com
The March of Dimes seeks to prevent birth defects, infant mortality, low birthweight, and lack of prenatal care.

OrganizationNational Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)
http://www.nichcy.org
NICHCY is the national information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals.



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