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PregnancyWarning Signs During Pregnancy

Warning Signs During Pregnancy

Please call us right away if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms.

  • Bleeding or spotting.
  • A gush or leakage of water.
  • Uterine cramping or tightening 6 or more times per hour that is not relieved with rest and hydration, if you are less than 37 weeks pregnant.
  • Sharp, nonstop pain in your belly.
  • Fever over 101°F or 38°C.
  • Nausea or vomiting that persists for more than 24 hours and unable to keep down and food or fluid.
  • Sudden swelling of face, hands, or feet and does not improve overnight or with rest or elevation
  • Continued severe headache that won’t go away after resting and/or taking acetominophen (Tylenol).
  • Blurred vision or spots, stars, flashing lights before your eyes. Much like what you see if you stand up too fast.
  • Pain and/or burning when you urinate.
  • Decrease in your baby’s normal movement and activity. Your baby should move at least 10 separate times in a 2 hour period every day after 28 weeks. (See Kick Sheet for further instructions.)