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Folic Acid and Pregnancy

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OrganizationAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
http://www.acog.org/Patients
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.

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.

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.

OrganizationAmerican 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.

OrganizationU.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
http://www.fda.gov
The FDA protects public health through the control and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter medications, vaccines, and much more.



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