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Staying Healthy During Pregnancy

Staying Healthy During Pregnancy

Resources

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OrganizationAmerican Pregnancy Association
http://www.americanpregnancy.org
This national organization promotes reproductive and pregnancy wellness.

Web SiteUnited States Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.hhs.gov/
The United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.

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 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.

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.

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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