FHBC Family Health and Birth Center
   
HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration
   
ICD-9
ICM
ICU
IOM
International Statistical Classification of Diseases-9th revision
International Confederation of Midwives
intensive care unit
Institute of Medicine
   
LM
LMP
LPN
licensed midwife
last menstrual period
licensed practical nurse
   
MCHB
MD
MIHOPE
MIHOPE-SS
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
medical doctor
Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation
Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation-Strong Start
   
NARM
NCHS
NHS
NICHD
NICU
NRC
NTSV CS
North American Registry of Midwives
National Center for Health Statistics
National Health Service
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
neonatal intensive care unit
National Research Council
nulliparous term singleton vertex Cesarean section
   
OB/GYN obstetrics and gynecology
   
PDD
PIH
patient discharge diagnosis
pregnancy induced hypertension
   
RN registered nurse
   
TIOP Toward Improving the Outcome of Pregnancy
   
UK United Kingdom
   
VBAC vaginal birth after cesarean


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