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What is PRAMS?

PRAMS, the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, is a surveillance project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health departments. PRAMS collects state-specific, population-based data on maternal attitudes and experiences before, during, and shortly after pregnancy.

PRAMS Participating States in purple.

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Protecting Babies from Flu
One of the best ways a pregnant woman can take care of her unborn child is by taking care of herself. Because expectant mothers are at increased risk of severe complications from influenza, CDC recommends they get an annual flu vaccine.

Pre-birth Preventive Care
One of the best ways an expectant mother can care for her unborn child is to take care of herself. A recent CDC report found that there are gaps in the services women receive during pregnancy.

Social Media Tools

Image of the CPONDER badge.Take advantage of CDC social media tools. A number of social media tools from PRAMS are available. These free, easy-to-use communication tools can expand the reach of your health messages.