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Emergency Preparedness for Pregnant Women

Contact the Maternal and Child Health Section

  •  850-245-4465



    Mailing Address

    Maternal and Child Health Section 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A13 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1721 

A hurricane or other natural disaster is stressful for everyone, but pregnant women and new parents have special concerns. Being prepared and having a plan in place will save precious time in an emergency and reduce stress.

For more information on being prepared, visit the links below.

  • Prenatal
  • After Baby Comes
  • General Population

For information on preparing for a disaster when you're pregnant, please visit:


For information on caring for your baby in a disaster, please visit:


For general information on how to Prepare Yourself.

Additional information available in the WIC Disaster-Preparedness Newsletter.