During the Event
If you experience an emergency with your pregnancy in the middle of an emergency event, such as a hurricane:
- Call 911. Know that 911 may not be able to respond immediately, based on conditions.
- Bring any medications you are currently taking, including prenatal vitamins and prescriptions.
- Keep a copy of your prenatal medical records with you and contact information for your health care provider in case you need to visit another provider.
- Wear comfortable shoes.
- Pack snacks.
- Pack extra maternity clothes for yourself, including undergarments.
Updated May 2013