|American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
|409 12th Street SW|
|P.O. Box 96920|
|Phone: ||(202) 638-5577|
|Web Address: ||www.acog.org|
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
(ACOG) is a nonprofit organization of professionals who provide health care for
women, including teens. The ACOG Resource Center publishes manuals and patient
education materials. The Web publications section of the site has patient
education pamphlets on many women's health topics, including reproductive
health, breast-feeding, violence, and quitting smoking.
|March of Dimes|
|1275 Mamaroneck Avenue|
|White Plains, NY��10605|
|Phone: ||(914) 997-4488|
|Web Address: ||www.marchofdimes.com|
The March of Dimes tries to improve the health of babies by
preventing birth defects, premature birth, and early death. March of Dimes
supports research, community services, education, and advocacy to save babies'
lives. The organization's Web site has information on premature birth, birth
defects, birth defects testing, pregnancy, and prenatal care. You can sign up
to get a free newsletter and also explore Understanding Your Newborn: An
Interactive Program for New Parents.
|National Institute of Child Health and Human
|P.O. Box 3006|
|Fax: ||1-866-760-5947 toll-free|
|Web Address: ||www.nichd.nih.gov |
The National Institute of Child Health and Human
Development (NICHD) is part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The
NICHD conducts and supports research related to the health of children, adults,
and families. NICHD has information on its Web site about many health topics.
And you can send specific requests to information specialists.
|National Sudden and Unexpected Infant/Child Death & Pregnancy Loss Resource
|2115 Wisconsin Avenue NW|
|Phone: ||1-866-866-7437 toll-free|
|Fax: ||(202) 784-9777|
|Web Address: ||www.sidscenter.org|
This website has information about sudden infant death, grieving the loss of
an infant, and general infant health.
|SHARE: Pregnancy and Infant Loss
|c/o St. Joseph's Health Center|
|300 First Capitol Drive|
|St. Charles, MO��63301-2893|
|Fax: ||(636) 947-7486|
|Web Address: ||www.nationalshareoffice.com|
This organization provides mutual support for bereaved parents and
families who have suffered a loss due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal
death. SHARE provides newsletters, pen pals, and information regarding
professionals, caregivers, and pastoral care.