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.
- Prenatal exposure to disaster-related traumatic stress and developmental trajectories of temperament in early childhood: Superstorm Sandy pregnancy study
- Relationships between psychosocial distress and diet during pregnancy and infant birthweight in a lower-middle income country: 'healthy mothers, healthy communities' study in Vanuatu
Radiological and Nuclear
Intimate Partner Violence
Key Organizations and Agencies
- Administration for Children and Families, Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emergency Preparedness and Response
- Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Division of At-Risk Individuals, Behavioral Health & Community Resilience, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- American Congress of Obstectricts and Gynecologists
- March of Dimes
- United States Breastfeeding Committee
LactMed, National Library of Medicine
The LactMed® database contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.