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Information from the CDC on the Zika Virus and pregnant women.

Recently in the UK, there has been research supporting midwifery care. Due to this research, the UK has made some policy changes in regards to maternity. Midwifery care has been shown to be more safe for women with uncomplicated pregnancies and because of these new policies, the United States may follow in their footsteps.

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Dramatic, visual and culturally relevant, fotonovelas are a successful means of communicating health information. The following fotonovela materials are downloadable. 

Provided by Farmworker Justice

Cover page of Cuidate comic

¡Cuídate! is an educational resource on the prevention of musculoskeletal injuries at work. This comic is in Spanish, English and Haitian Creole.

Lo Que Bien Empieza

MCN Spanish educational comic book that addresses pesticide exposure in women of reproductive age. LO QUE BIEN EMPIEZA...BIEN ACABA: Consejos para las mujeres para prevenir daños a la salud y a sus bebés causados por pesticidas.

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One-page patient education on Pap Tests in English and Spanish from the American Cancer Society.

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Program information for counties of Wicomico, Somerset, or Worcester residents. Supported by a Grant from the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Koman for the Cure this presentation outlines eligibility for the Koman Program, what the Koman Program provides, documentation, and who to refer clients to.

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There is convincing evidence that breastfeeding provides substantial health benefits for children and adequate evidence that breastfeeding provides moderate health benefits for women. This link provides a summary of the 2008 recommendation of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on counseling to promote breastfeeding.

For the first time, all Office on Women’s Health (OWH) consumer fact sheets are available in Spanish. OWH recently released 42 new Spanish-language publications on a range of topics including depression, generic drugs, heart disease, cosmetics, arthritis, mammography, HIV, and food safety. These easy-to-read fact sheets complement OWH's other Spanish language materials on diabetes, menopause, and safe medication use. OWH invites organizations and consumers to distribute these free publications to women and their families.

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To help ease the burden of displacement in the face of disaster/emergency, new information for pregnant women and mothers of young children has been uploaded to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) web site. Because you are recognized as an important champion in the community and can provide a channel for vital emergency information.

One page handout (English and Spanish) to inform pregnant women about lead.

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A visual guide for preparing a well-balanced plate. Available in Spanish and English.

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Between Women: provides support services, promote awareness and advocates throughout the community. This organization is the only one in California's Imperial Valley devoted exclusively to breast health.

Not having health insurance - or being "underinsured" and not having enough health insurance - can be a frightening and worrisome experience. But there are many options you can explore to get the coverage and care you need, including free- and low-cost prescription drug assistance as well as free- and low-cost health checkups and screening programs.

The RWHP, founded in 1992, develops community-based educational materials. independently as well as in collaboration with other grass-roots organizations. Their projects focus on the health issues of rural women and their families, with a special emphasis on the challenges faced by Spanish-speaking farmworking families.

Free video called “Lo Mejor Para Su Bebe”, which covers infant care and breastfeeding.

A wide array of materials at various literacy levels and almost everything in Spanish. Pamphlets, videos, "Comenzando Bien" curriculum.

The CDC's Spanish website for women's health. Includes handouts in Spanish that can be printed from the web.

Low literacy English and Spanish handouts on pregnancy and infant care.
Lots of great materials and more in Spanish all the time. Pamphlets, posters, flip charts, models, etc.

Comfort Measures for Childbirth: The Rebozo Way--video and book. Bienvenido a la Vida: 3 Spanish Birth Stories--video about labor and birth

Published transcultural perinatal education curriculum.
You and your baby pregnancy pamplet.
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Usted y su bebe pregnancy pamphlet.
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Pesticide and Pregnancy Handout, English and Spanish, from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.