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Pregnant Women in Disasters and Emergencies: Health Information Guide

Information by Topic Area

The searches below find resources from two National Library of Medicine databases:

  • Disaster Lit®: links to disaster medicine and public health documents for a professional audience, available on the internet at no cost. Includes expert guidelines, research reports, conference proceedings, training classes, fact sheets, websites, databases, and more.
  • PubMed: more than 28 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. May include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Click on the searches below, or go directly to the databases and develop your own searches.

All Topics
Natural Disasters

Chemical Agents

Biological Agents

Radiological and Nuclear


Infectious Diseases
Psychological and Behavioral Health
Special Topics

Breastfeeding/Infant Feeding

Intimate Partner Violence


Key Organizations and Agencies

Federal Government
National Organizations

Related Resources

LactMed, National Library of Medicine
The LactMed® database contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.