Reducing Elective Deliveries Before 39 Weeks
New Full Term Pregnancy Definition
Depression and Anxiety Around Pregnancy
Depression and anxiety can happen during pregnancy or after birth. Learn the signs and how to get help.
Learn why a pregnancy is now considered "full-term" at
Learn why allowing baby to remain in the womb until at least 39 weeks, if possible, is safest for both baby and mother.
The NICHD created the NCMHEP with more than 30 of the nation’s most prominent maternal and child health care provider associations, federal agencies, and other partners. The Program’s objectives are to identify key challenges in child and maternal health, review relevant research and initiate educational activities that advance the knowledge base of the field, and improve the health of women and children.
Visit the NCMHEP
Coordinating Committee webpage for a full list of member organizations.
Learn More About the NCMHEP
Learn ways to improve the quality of patient care and safety at the 2017 AWHONN Convention, June 24 – 28 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The AWHONN Convention features more than 70 educational sessions, workshops, presentations, and other learning opportunities on issues important to obstetric, neonatal, and women's health nurses that apply directly to patient care. Attendees can also earn up to 32.75 CNE hours. More about the event .