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The website is designed and maintained by the National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health (NCEMCH). Staff adds content to and maintain the functionality of the site. Please contact us should you have questions about the information contained in the site.

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Information presented by this site is not intended to replace health care guidance offered by a physician or other health professional. NCEMCH and Georgetown University do not assume responsibility for omissions or inaccuracies in information included in this site, nor liable for damages or any consequences resulting from the use of this information.

Information included in this site has undergone review to ensure accuracy and currency. However, since standards in the field change rapidly, some of the information may be out of date. Users are advised to consult other sources to confirm information included in this site.

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.