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Health & Nutrition Information for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women

When you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you have special nutritional needs. Find advice to help you and your baby stay healthy.... Details >

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, U.S. Department of Agriculture

A Healthy Start: Prenatal Services

If you are pregnant, programs in your state can help you have a healthy baby. These programs offer medical care, support and advice for pregnant women, information about health insurance and other ser... Details >

Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Physician Directory  External Link

Search this directory to find an obstetrician-gynecologist in your area. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) directory contains the names and addresses of ACOG members and i... Details >

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists  External Link

An Easy Guide to Breastfeeding for American Indian and Alaska Native Families - (PDF)

This publication provides information and encouragement to American Indian and Alaska Native women on breastfeeding. It explains the benefits for baby, mom and society, and also provides frequently as... Details >

Office on Women's Health

Baby Your Oral Health: What You Need to Know About Oral Health and Pregnancy - (PDF)  External Link

Read about how serious gum disease, called periodontitis, can cause your baby to be born too early (premature birth) and too small (low birth weight). ... Details >

National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition  External Link

Birth Centers Locator  External Link

Search this web site -- by title and/or state/province -- to locate a birth center in United States or Canada. This online service is provided by the National Association of Childbearing Centers.... Details >

American Association of Birth Centers   External Link


Also available in: Spanish 

The experience of breastfeeding is special for so many reasons – the joyful bonding with your baby, the cost savings, and the health benefits for both mother and baby. Read this article for tips and s... Details >

Office on Women's Health

Breastfeeding: Handling Stress

Get tips to manage stress with a new baby.... Details >

Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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