If we want more evidence-based practice, we need more practice-based evidence.*

General Information Sources on Reproductive, Infant, and Child Health


Education Indicators in Canada, including some on health http://www.cmec.ca/stats/indicators.stm

All Kids Count (404) 371-0466  Fax: (404) 371-1087 http://www.allkidscount.org

American Academy of Pediatrics (800) 433-9016

National Headquarters (847) 228-5005  Fax: (847) 228-5097  email: kidsdocs@aap.org  http://www.aap.org

Every Child by Two (202) 651-7226  Fax: (202) 651-7001  email: ECBT@ana.org  http://www.ecbt.org

National Child Care Information Center (800) 616-2242
email: Anne Goldstein, Director, at agoldstein@acf.dhhs.gov   http://ericps.ed.uiuc.edu/nccic/abtnccic.html

KidsHealth Club   http://www.urlwire.com/newsarchive/051298.html
The site has several basic topic areas, each containing a number of articles. Current topics are Emergencies and First Aid, Childhood Infections, Safety and Accident Prevention, Your Baby's Development and Your Child's Nutrition. All KidsHealth content was created by a team of professional health writers, medical editors, physicians, and other experts devoted to on-line public education.

Change Theory Summaries http://www.comminit.com/power_point/change_theories/index.htm
This page summarizes several behaviour change theories.

Assessing the New Federalism Project. Free database accessible to researchers. Includes more than 800 indicators of state policies and family well being. http://www.urban.org.

MMWR is available at: http://www.cdc.gov/epo/mmwr/mmwr.html

September 4, 1998/Vol. 47/No. 34 (file size 324,530 bytes)

* Maternal Mortality --- United States, 1982--1996

* Effectiveness of a Seventh Grade School Entry Vaccination Requirement Florida, 1997--1998

Tables of Contents for the International Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 27, 1998, are updated bimonthly at: http://ije.oupjournals.org/contents-by-date.1998.shtml

Tables of Contents for Human Reproduction, Volume 13, 1998 are updated monthly at: http://humrep.oupjournals.org/contents-by-date1998.shtml

A makeover for the childhood and youth site (25 September 1998) The Childhood and Youth site has recently been redesigned. The new layout allows users to find the information they need more easily. Topics include breastfeeding, prenatal nutrition, child safety, children's mental health,  school health, federal programs for children and youth and much more! A Web conferencing area has also been added for discussing children and youth-related issues. For more information, visit http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/childhood-youth/

Child Maltreatment 1995: Reports from the States to the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System

American Fertility Society

1209 Montgomery Highway Birmingham, AL 35216-2809 205-978-5000

Disseminates clinical and scientific information relating to fertility, infertility, conception control, reproductive biology, menopause, and relevant endocrinology.


Association of Reproductive health Professionals (ARHP)

2401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 350 Washington, DC 20037 (202) 466-3825

Educates the public and health care professionals on matters pertaining to reproductive health, including sexuality and family planning.


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