Did you know some health problems after giving birth are life-threatening and can happen up to a year after you have a baby?
The 4th Trimester Project has collaborated with the CDC Hear Her campaign to support new mothers and people who care about them to recognize signs and symptoms of urgent maternal health problems that need attention.
Support new moms and make sure she gets the care she needs. Learn about the CDC Hear Her campaign and the maternal health warning signs, and share with mothers and those who care and serve them.
New Parent Health information one-pagers
The 4th Trimester NC MHI team has created health information one-pagers for birthing parents and for new baby. This document is helpful for new parents and people around them to recognize important warning signs AND who and when they should call for help.
Warning Sign Symptoms One-Pager
A campaign one-pager (left) that visually represents the 15 urgent maternal warning signs developed by the Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care is now available in the following languages:
Additional Materials and Resources
CDC’s Hear Her campaign seeks to raise awareness of potentially life-threatening warning signs during and after pregnancy and improve communication between patients and their healthcare providers.
North Carolina Maternal Health Innovation team is proud to partner with Hear Her and adapt campaign materials to support awareness for expecting and new parents, supporters, and care teams in North Carolina, including:
- Postpartum Planning Tool (In Spanish)
- Health Information One-Pager for Birthing Parent (In Spanish)
- Taking Care of You booklet (In Spanish)
- My Care Team / Communicating with My Care Team
- Maternal mental health hotline: 1-833-9-HELP4MOMS
Review “When to call for help” – this page helps you learn when it may be a medical emergency when to call a provider, and details about urgent maternal health warning signs.