Products and Publications

FIMR Publications

The following documents were developed by the National Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Program (NFIMR), a collaborative effort between the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Funded primarily by HRSA, these document and other resources remain available electronically at:

FIMR Data Abstraction Book

Sustaining the FIMR Program, a Tool Kit

FIMR Manual, A Guide for Communities

FIMR: A Decade of Lessons Learned

FIMR: A Guide for Home Interviewers

Thinking Creatively: What FIMR Team Members Need to Know to Foster Community Buy-in

Social Marketing: A Strategy to Take FIMR Recommendations to Action

Physicians and Frequently Asked Questions

The FIMR Process and HIPAA

Making a Difference in the Community

Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR): A Tool That Communities Can Use To Identify and Address Issues Related To Disparity in Infant Health Outcomes

Other Helpful Resources

Links to other helpful resources:

Descriptions of state CDR programs

There are Child Death Review programs in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and the Navajo Nation. Click here for information about the program in each of the states and the District of Columbia.

Links to child death investigation resources and procedures

National Center Resources Available to States (PDF file)