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-5- area[s]-- such as teaching. Also inquire about financial support that may be available from private foundations. The Macy Foundation assists women in medicine and the Danforth Foundation (222 South Central Aven, St. Louis, Mo. 63105) provide[s] graduate fellowships for women whose teaching preparation was postponed or interrupted. [handwritten] Bus + Prof Womens Assoc + other women's groups FAMILY PLANNING Family planning is not a new concern but it has taken on added importance in view of diminishing world resources, the population explosion, and women's potential contribution to society at large. To help inform your community, find out about family planning centers, such as Planned Parenthood, [counseling] services (often offered by local clergy); clinics and abortion referral agencies. For additional information write these national organizations: Zero Population Control Planned Parenthood 810 7th Avenue New York, N.Y. Ask for their Legal Abortion Guide which is a directory for consultation and referral. Association for the Study of Abortion, Inc. 120 W. 57th Street New York, N.Y. 10019 This is an educational organization that has an excellent analysis of abortion laws in the U.S. DAY CARE There is no question that if women are going to give some of their time to activities outside the home, day care is an absolute necessity. It has become increasingly evident from early childhood studies, that children can derive a great deal of useful behavior from good nursery schools and day care facilities that they would not be likely to acquire by staying at home. Good day care benefits both mother and child.