Infographic: Preparedness for Moms - Packing and Planning for Disasters while Pregnant

Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response

Mission Statement

Tips for being ready in a disaster while pregnantclick the image for the full sized version

#Prep4Moms: Be Ready!

Packing and planning for disasters while pregnant


Things to pack:

  • Insurance Documents
  • Medical Records
  • Health professional emergency contact information
  • Prescription medicine
  • Hand sanitizer
  • First aid kit
  • Pen & paper
  • Flashlight
  • Diapers % baby wipes
  • Clothes
  • Swaddle
  • Baby Carrier
  • Mom's personal items
  • Partner personal items
  • Clothes
  • Toys & Activities for all children in the family

Planning Considerations


For Mom:

  • Know the risks of pre-term labor & talk with your provider
  • Program important phone numbers on your phone
  • Put together a transportation plan to your medical facility

For Family:

  • Know signs of labor & who to contact
  • Sign up for community alerts through your local emergency management agency
  • Text messaging is most reliable - know who & how to text


  • Educate emergency responders, case managers, & home visitors on considerations for pregnant women & newborns during an emergency. Know where to direct the families for appropriate care & assistance.

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Program Description

Packing and planning for disasters while pregnant and with kids.