- The NICHD supports research networks that aim to advance understanding of high-risk pregnancy and related issues. These include:
- Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network
- Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network
- Global Partnerships for Social Science and Behavioral Research on HIV/AIDS
- International Maternal, Pediatric, Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Network
- NICHD Domestic and International Pediatric/Maternal HIV Clinical Studies Network
- Maternal-Fetal Surgery Network
- Obstetric-Fetal Pharmacology Research Unit Network
- In addition, the NICHD sponsors conferences on topics related to high-risk pregnancy.
- Read conference materials for the NIH Consensus Development Conference on Diagnosing Gestational Diabetes (2013).
- Find the agenda and other background information for the 2010 Pregnancy in Women with Physical Disabilities conference.
- American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
ACOG provides guidance on best practices for clinicians. It is also behind the Making Obstetrics and Maternity Safer campaign, an initiative to promote evidence-based interventions to improve the health of mothers.
- Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducts surveillance of maternal and child health indicators in 40 states through PRAMS.
- Health and Medicine Division (HMD) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
HMD issues regular reports to provide policymakers and the public advice on a range of issues.
- Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
The Society provides information on upcoming meetings in maternal and fetal medicine, training and career opportunities, and research on high-risk pregnancy.
Please note: Links to organizations and information included on this page do not indicate endorsement from the NICHD, NIH, or HHS.