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.
The Michigan PRAMS is an ongoing survey project of mothers who deliver live births in Michigan. This program is part of a national effort to reduce infant mortality and adverse birth outcomes by providing useful information for developing and implementing intervention programs and evaluating existing programs.
This MDCH website holds overviews of the Family Planning and WIC programs and newsletters and presentations that were created by the WIC and Family Planning epidemiologist.
The Task Force website provides resources and newsletters on FASD and accomplishments from past projects.
The mission of the Teratology Society is to promote research and the exchange of ideas and research results that reveal the causes, improve the diagnosis and treatment, and prevent the occurrence of abnormal development and birth defects; to communicate that information to all interested parties that promote the elimination of birth defects through education and training on the causes, mechanisms, treatment, and prevention of birth defects.
NOFAS is dedicated to eliminating birth defects caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy and improving the quality of life for those affected individuals and families.
The National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities is dedicated to protecting people who are especially vulnerable to health risks – babies, children and people with disabilities. Specifically, to identify the causes of birth defects and developmental disabilities; help children reach their full potential and promote health and well-being among all ages with disabilities including blood disorders.
Working together for stronger, healthy babies by providing information to mothers, professionals and researchers.