Fact Sheets About Blood Clots
Anyone can be at risk for blood clots. Learn how protect yourself.
Pregnancy and the Risk for Blood Clots
Pregnancy and childbirth can increase the risk for blood clots. A woman is at increased risk up to 3 months after her baby is born. Learn more.
Blood Clot Risk Checklist for Pregnant Women
Determine your risk when pregnant or in the 3 months just after delivery. Share this information with your doctor or healthcare provider.
Blood Clot Prevention Checklist for Pregnant Women
Expecting or recently had a baby? Don’t let a blood clot spoil your joy. Discuss this checklist with your doctor.
Prevention Plan Checklist Cdc-pdf[PDF – 467 KB]
Did you know that a hospitalization, surgery, or other healthcare treatment increases your risk for a blood clot? Learn what steps you can take to protect yourself.
Hospitalization Risks Cdc-pdf[PDF – 682 KB]
Learn more about hospitalization and the increased risk for blood clots.
Checklist for Risk Factors Cdc-pdf[PDF – 447 KB]
Learn more about common risks for blood clots.