Pregnancy complications can happen to anyone
Pregnancy complications can happen during pregnancy and up to a year after giving birth. Although most pregnancies are healthy, complications can happen to anyone, so all pregnant and postpartum people and their families should learn the warning signs.
If you have any of these symptoms during or after pregnancy, contact your health care provider and get help right away. If you can’t reach your provider, go to the emergency room.
of your hands or face
that doesn’t go away
or pain of your leg
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Resources for Pregnant People and New Parents
Learn more about how to recognize the maternal warning signs.
Use this conversation guide to help share your concerns with your healthcare provider.
You know your body best. Watch these short videos on effectively advocating for yourself when something feels wrong.