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Miscarriage (cont.)

Other Places To Get Help

Organizations

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
409 12th Street SW
P.O. Box 96920
Washington, DC 20090-6920
Phone: (202) 638-5577
Email: resources@acog.org
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 website has information on premature birth, birth defects, birth defects testing, pregnancy, and prenatal care.


National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
P.O. Box 3006
Rockville, MD 20847
Phone: 1-800-370-2943
Fax: 1-866-760-5947 toll-free
TDD: 1-888-320-6942
Email: NICHDInformationResourceCenter@mail.nih.gov
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 Center
2115 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Suite 601
Washington, DC 20007-2292
Phone: 1-866-866-7437 toll-free
(202) 687-7466
Fax: (202) 784-9777
Email: info@sidscenter.org
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 Support
National Share Office
402 Jackson Street
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: 1-800-821-6819
(636) 947-6164
Fax: (636) 947-7486
Web Address: www.nationalshare.org

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.


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