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​​​​​​​​​​​​The Coordinating Committee is a coalition of more than 30 of the nation's most prominent maternal health care provider associations, federal agencies, nonprofit maternal and child health organizations, and other partners working on an annually selected topic related to maternal and child health.

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Moms'​ Mental Health Matters

Depression and Anxiety Around Pregnancy

Depression and anxiety can happen during pregnancy or after birth. Learn the signs a​nd how to ge​t​ help.​​​​

Know Your Terms​

Full-Term Pregnancy Definition

Learn why a pregnancy is now considered "full term" at
​39 weeks.​​​​

​Is It Worth It?

Reducing Elective Deliveries Befor​​​e 39 Weeks

Learn why allowing baby to​ ​remain in the​​ womb until at least 39 weeks, if possible, is safest for both baby and mother.​