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Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Department of Maternal and Child Health. 1985. Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies: Reducing infant mortality. Washington, DC: Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, 116 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings review recent trends in infant mortality, low birthweight and other associated factors in the Mid-Atlantic states, and examine this information in light of the 1990 Objectives for the Nation and other recommendations addressing the problem of infant mortality. The proceedings also discuss development and growth of state and local level Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalitions in the Mid-Atlantic Region to serve as collective forums specifically interested in promoting maternal and child health.

Keywords: Conferences, Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition, Healthy People 2000, Infant mortality, Low birthweight, MCH programs, Mid Atlantic region, Prevention programs

Mid-Atlantic Regional Human Genetics Network . 1985. MARHGN directory: Services for the health professional. Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 26 pp.

Annotation: This directory for health care providers describes genetic services available in the mid-Atlantic region, which includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. An introductory chapter covers topics such as what to expect from a genetics consultation; indications for genetic counseling/referrals; and advances in diagnosis and management. Services provided by university-based comprehensive centers, hospital programs, and commercial laboratories are included in the directory. A concluding chapter provides a brief review of classical medical genetics. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: Web Site: Available for loan.

Keywords: Directories, Genetic services, Mid Atlantic region, Regional genetics networks


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