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CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health is the focal point for issues related to reproductive health, maternal health, and infant health. For nearly 50 years, we have been dedicated to improving the lives of women, children, and families through research, public health monitoring, scientific assistance, and partnerships. Our activities and programs provide support to organizations, institutions, providers, and consumers across the United States and around the world.


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Reproductive Health Topics

Assisted Reproductive Technology

Annual ART Success Rates Reports, Fertility Clinic Data, Preparing for Pregnancy and Infertility Treatment, Patient Resources, ART Surveillance...


FAQs, Infertility and Public Health, National Action Plan...

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Reduce the Risk, Community-Based Reviews, SUID Initiative, SUIDI Reporting Form...

Global Reproductive Health

International Health Surveys, Reproductive Health in Crises, Refugee Populations, Maternal and Infant Morbidity and Mortality...

Emergency Preparedness and Response

Women and Newborns, Reproductive Health Assessment After Disaster Toolkit, Wildfires...

Maternal and Infant Health

Pregnancy-Related Complications, Preterm Birth, Tobacco Use and Pregnancy, Perinatal Quality Collaboratives, Infant Mortality...

Depression and Postpartum Depression

What is Depression? Treatment, Provider Checklist, Resources...

Teen Pregnancy

Adolescent Reproductive Health, Parent and Guardian Resources, Social Media Tools, Success Stories...

Unintended Pregnancy

Contraception (birth control), U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria...

Women's Reproductive Health

Chronic Disease and Reproductive Health, Hysterectomy, Menopause...


MMWR logo Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015
This report presents guidelines for the treatment of persons who have or are at risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The guidelines update those from 2010. Physicians and other health-care providers can use these guidelines to assist in the prevention and treatment of STDs.

youtube video thumbnail2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections
This is a summary of the highlights of pediatric research presented at the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, that recently took place in Seattle, Washington. Dr Kourtis from CDC's Division of Reproductive Health was one of the experts interviewed.

JAMA logoTrends in and Outcomes of Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection
This study released in JAMA uses registry data to characterize trends in use of intracytoplasmic sperm injection in the US and reproductive outcomes compared to conventional in vitro fertilization. View Author Video Interview 

MMWR logo Assisted Reproductive Technology Surveillance — United States, 2011
This report provides state-specific information on U.S. ART procedures performed in 2011 and compares infant outcomes that occurred in 2011 with outcomes for all infants born in the United States in 2011.

MMWR logo Rationale for Periodic Reporting on the Use of Selected Clinical Preventive Services to Improve the Health of Infants, Children, and Adolescents—United States [PDF - 2MB]
Includes additional reports on breastfeeding and infant health. Source: MMWR 2014;63( 2).

2012 ART report cover. 2012 ART Data—Clinic Tables and Data Dictionary
CDC’s 2012 ART Fertility Clinic Success Rates Report, 176,247* ART cycles were performed at 456 reporting clinics in the United States during 2012, resulting in 51,267 live births (deliveries of one or more living infants) and 65,160 live born infants.

Women holding baby.The Reproductive Health Assessment After Disaster Toolkit
The Reproductive Health Assessment After Disaster Toolkit provides a set of tools to assess the reproductive health needs of women aged 15–44 years affected by natural and man-made disasters. The data gathered will promote and enhance evidence-based local programs and services to improve the reproductive health of women and their families.



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