Pregnant women have special needs during an emergency. If you are pregnant, the information below can help you plan for an emergency to keep you safe. Planning tips and other ideas for how to prepare for a disaster are included. There is also a link for information if you think you may have been exposed to something that could hurt your baby.
- Pregnant Women and Emergencies fact sheet - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Caring for Your Baby in a Disaster - March of Dimes
- Prepare for Disaster: Information for Pregnant Women - March of Dimes
This covers the special needs of pregnant women during a disaster and helps pregnant women take necessary unique steps to be prepared for an emergency.
- Raising Mom's Awareness. Reducing Baby's Risk.
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