U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

NIH National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - NICHD - NICHD

Organization URL(s)


Other Contact Information

PO Box 3006
Rockville, MD 20847
1-800-370-2943 (Voice - Toll-free)
1-800-505-2742 (Voice - Toll-free)
301-496-5133 (Voice)
1-866-760-5947 (FAX)
1-888-320-6942 (TTY)


The NICHD is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The NICHD has primary responsibility for conducting and supporting basic, translational, and clinical research in the biomedical, behavioral, and social sciences related to child and maternal health, in medical rehabilitation, and in the reproductive sciences. Information specialists are available to answer your calls Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., EST.

Print Resources

Topics of consumer materials include anorexia nervosa, cesarean childbirth, Down syndrome, oral contraception, precocious puberty, endometriosis, gestational diabetes, vasectomy, childhood hyperactivity, maternal health, and sudden infant death syndrome. Materials for professionals cover such topics as sudden infant death syndrome, developmental disabilities, pregnancy, and genetics.

Review Date

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015