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Maternal-Child Health Research Tools   Tags: maternal_child_health, public_health  

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Searching for Journal Articles

  • PubMed Medline
    Most comprehensive health sciences databases.
  • Web of Science
    A multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature of the sciences (Science Citation Index) as well as the Social Sciences Citation Index and the Arts & Humanities Citation
  • Google Scholar
    Searches a slice of the scholarly literature using Google's search engine.
  • Academic Search Premier
    Multi-disciplinary database that includes scholarly literature as well as general interest magazines and newspapers.

Statistical Info

  • The Census Bureau  
    Find all sorts of demographic data for the USA. Use American FactFinder (on the left hand side bar of the Census website) to get the data.
    From the CDC.
  • Childstats
    Statistics and reports on family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education and health.

Useful Websites

  • MCH Library - Knowledge Paths Index
    Selections of recent, high quality resources and tools for staying abreast of new developments and conducting further research in MCH.
  • LactMed Search
    A peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Among the data included are maternal and infant levels of drugs, possible effects on breastfed infants and on lactation, and alternate drugs to consider.
  • HRSA: Maternal and Child Health Bureau
  • Guttmacher Institute
    Advances sexual and reproductive health worldwide through an interrelated program of social science research, public education and policy analysis.
  • Assoc. of Maternal-Child Health Programs
    Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women, children, youth and families, including those with special health care needs.

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