Urgent Maternal Warning Signs Educational Materials

Hear Her Concerns. Learn the Warning Signs. It could help save a life.

Download and print a PDF of the Urgent Maternal Warning Signs.


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These materials were adapted and translated for the Afghan immigrant population:

Urgent Maternal Warning Signs Poster

Pregnant now or within the last year?

Get medical care right away if you experience any of the following symptoms:

Headache that won’t go away or gets worse over time Fever of 100.4˚F or higher Dizziness or fainting Changes in your vision
Extreme swelling of your hands or face Chest pain or fast beating heart Thoughts of harming yourself or your baby Trouble breathing
Severe nausea and throwing up Severe belly pain that doesn’t go away Baby’s movement stopping or slowing during pregnancy
Vaginal bleeding or fluid leaking during pregnancy Heavy vaginal bleeding or discharge after pregnancy
These could be signs of very serious complications. If you can’t reach a healthcare provider, go to the emergency room. Be sure to tell them you are pregnant or were pregnant within the last year.
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