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Established by Congress in 1962, "NICHD conducts and supports research on all stages of human development, from preconception to adulthood, to better understand the health of children, adults, families, and communities."
An assortment of information and data on children and families provided by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. Their mission is to "foster coordination and collaboration and to enhance and improve consistency in the collection and reporting of Federal data on children and families."