Prenatal Concerns

The following signs may be a warning that you may need medical care. Call your provider or the labor & delivery unit after hours, on weekends or on holidays if you experience any of the following:

Severe headache not relieved with a dose of Tylenol
Blurry vision or seeing spots
Sudden swelling in your face or hands
Sudden weight gain in only a few days
Severe stomach pains or cramps
Vomiting lasting more than 24 hours
Fever greater than 100.5 degrees
Excessive and unusual vaginal discharge
A gush or flow of watery vaginal discharge
Significant decrease or absence of baby’s movement (starting at 24-26 weeks)
Preterm (less than 37 weeks): More than 4 contractions in an hour for 2 hours
Term (greater than 37 weeks): Contractions every 5 minutes for 2 hours