“Prior to my experience, I had never heard of sepsis. I was very confused and very angry. I was angry because I shared my concerns, but no one listened — and it nearly cost me my life.”
-April Chavez, Maternal Sepsis Surviver, Patient Advocate, END SEPSIS Board Member
Our brave and eloquent board member, April Chavez, recently shared her story of surviving maternal sepsis in the respected online publication, PsychCentral. Thank you, April, for educating others and PsychCentral.com for shining a light on the devastating impact of maternal sepsis.
You can read the full story here: https://psychcentral.com/voices/becoming-mom
View our maternal sepsis public service announcement below and visit END Maternal Sepsis for more information on symptoms and risk factors.