Maternal and Infant Health

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CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health provides scientific leadership in the promotion of women’s health and infant health before, during, and after pregnancy. In addition, we work to reduce disease and death among mothers and babies, with special attention to reducing racial and ethnic differences in these health outcomes. Learn about maternal and infant health topics and CDC activities to address these issues.
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