Call Right Away If You Have Any of the Following Symptoms:


Signs of Concern: 

  • Decreased fetal movement
  • Bright red vaginal bleeding
  • Unrelenting abdominal pain or strong cramps
  • Severe headaches w/ dizziness and/or blurry vision/visual disturbance
  • Severe vomiting or nausea
  • Sudden swelling of face and/or hands
  • Fever above 100 with chills
  • Fever above 100 for more than 24 hrs
  • Pain or burning with urination or inability to urinate
  • Decreased fetal movement and baby cant be stimulated to move
  • Contractions prior to 36 wks that are rhythmic and do not lessen with change of activity
  • Gushing fluid from the vagina prior to 36 weeks of pregnancy
  • Deep pressure in the pelvis prior to 36 weeks of pregnancy
  • Stabbing shoulder pain not related to obvious injury
  • Excessive diarrhea
  • Muscular convulsions 
  • Anything that feels threatening or suspicious

Signs of Labor:

  • Water coming from the vagina. This can be a sudden gush or a small trickle (not to be confused with heavy discharge of late pregnancy).
  • Blood tinged mucous discharge with more than 6 contractions in ½ hour.
  • Regular uterine contractions that are becoming stronger, longer, and more frequent, that do not slow or lessen with change of activity (may be very early labor)
  • 12 contractions in 1 hour, each lasting 1 minute long and they are getting stronger and closer together.
  • Sudden or deepening pressure.

If you cannot reach us call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.