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The National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, established by congress in 1962, conducts and supports research on topics related to the health of children, adults, families, and populations, including high-risk pregnancy.
The following brochures are for informational purposes only and were not designed to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease. Please consult your physician with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your health.
Induction of Labor - English/Spanish
Induction of Labor - English/Vietnamese
Labor Precautions - English
Labor Precautions - Spanish
Labor Precautions - Vietnamese
Placenta Previa - English
Placenta Previa - Spanish
Placenta Previa - Vietnamese
Pre-term Labor - English/Spanish
Pre-term Labor - English/Vietnamese
Terbutaline - English
Terbutaline - Spanish
Terbutaline - Vietnamese
PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM
Provides resources on how to obtain or correct a birth certificate.
MATERNAL, CHILD & ADOLESCENT HEALTH
The Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Program provides local women, children, and their families with access to comprehensive, quality healthcare services and focuses on prevention and early intervention strategies.
The travel clinic offers the latest health information and vaccinations needed for travel outside the United States.
Travel immunizations are available for adults and children > 9 months of age. Travelers should start vaccinations 4-6 weeks before traveling.
WOMEN, INFANTS & CHILDREN (WIC)
The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program is a free nutrition program that helps pregnant women, women with infants, infants, and young children eat well, be active, and stay healthy.
WIC serves low income pregnant and breastfeeding women and parents raising infants or children under the age of 5 years. Foster parents, guardians & single fathers who have custody of their children can also get WIC.