National Institute of Health – Birth Defects

This website provides updates on the latest health and scientific research conducted by NIH. The “Health Information Index” has a subject/word guide to diseases and conditions under investigation at NIH. This site also provides access to online catalogs, journals, and grant funding information. The Birth Defects page ( provides links to various related organizations and resources.

Maternal and Child Health Bureau

This governmental program is responsible for ensuring the health and well-being of the entire population of women, infants and children by connecting people to services, programs, agencies, maximize resources, and increase quality and effectiveness.

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