NICHD's wide-ranging mission to advance knowledge about health through the lifespan means that the Institute studies a broad range of health topics.
Select a topic from the following list to learn more.
Please note that information provided through the NICHD website is not intended as a diagnosis, nor should it replace advice from your health care provider.
Index links marked with an asterisk go to information on the websites of other NIH institutes. NICHD provides them as a courtesy.