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We encourage young mothers to browse the following websites for general information on health and pregnancy.

March of Dimes 

The March of Dimes' mission is to help moms have full-term pregnancies, and to research and help prevent the problems that threaten the health of babies. They are very vocal about perinatal health best practices. 

CDC Teen Pregnancy

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website includes an assortment of teen pregnancy informational resources––from what to expect at a reproductive health visit to advice for parents and guardians of sexually active teens. 

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

The campaign's mission is to improve child and family wellbeing by helping prevent teen pregnancy and unplanned pregnancy. They work with the media, state and local leaders, and other influential sectors to develop and distribute materials that encourage responsible behavior among young sexually active adults. 

Office of Adolescent Health

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health provides information on a range of teen pregnancy topics, all cited and backed up by research and reports. 

Indiana State Department of Health

The state's health department website includes a comprehensive "needs assessment" for unintended and teen pregnancies that includes information on affordable clinic and services and more. 

Guttmacher Institute

For more than 50 years the Guttmacher institute has worked to ensure the highest standard of sexual and reproductive health for all people worldwide.

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky

Planned Parenthood goal is to provide access to high-quality, confidential and compassionate health care. They aim reduce unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases through age-appropriate education.