ACOG provides guidance on best practices for clinicians. It is also behind the Making Obstetrics and Maternity Safer (MOMS) campaign, an initiative to promote evidence-based interventions to improve the health of mothers.
The CDC conducts surveillance of maternal and child health indicators in 40 states through the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS).
In 2006, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued a consensus report on preterm birth that discusses the causes and costs of preterm birth and disparities in preterm birth rates. The report also explores possibilities for prevention and priorities for a research agenda.
The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine provides information on upcoming meetings in maternal and fetal medicine, training and career opportunities, and research on high-risk pregnancy.
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