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Maternal and Child Health Providers

The content within this Web page is intended for health care providers who regularly care for maternal and child health populations as well as any health care provider who may be required to care for these populations following an emergency or mass casualty event. There are also sub-sections of links below specifically for pediatric providers as well as school nurses. These links will connect you with current information and guidance from national professional organizations.

  • Emergency Preparedness and Response: Pregnant Women and Newborns
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a history of preparing for and responding to the needs of women and infants before, during, and after disaster events. This includes working in settings where disasters have occurred and developing information for pregnant women and their health care providers. This site focuses on several of the emergency preparedness and response resources developed by the CDC.
  • Women and Infants Service Package
  • These guidelines are a framework for the minimum and initial actions needed to respond to the essential health care needs of pregnant women, new mothers, fragile newborns, and infants in a crisis or emergency. They include general information, rationale, activities and actions, recommended equipment and supplies, and a monitoring and surveillance component.

For Pediatric Providers

For School Nurses

National Association of School Nurses (NASN)