When to Call Your Physician:
- If you think you are in labor or you think your water broke.
- Signs of preterm labor (3 or more weeks before due date)
- Contractions, (uterine tightening), 6 or more an hour.
- Severe period like cramping, comes and goes or constant.
- Abdominal cramps, with or without diarrhea.
- Low back ache, comes and goes or constant, may radiate to lower abdomen.
- Pelvic pressure, feels like baby is pushing down.
- Changes in vaginal discharge, color, amount or odor.
- If you think your water breaks, may be a big gush or a slow leak, note the color (should be clear).
- Spotting in early pregnancy or vaginal bleeding like a period or more, at any time. Please note if clots are present. (This is especially important if you have been diagnosed with Placenta Previa).
- Abdominal pain.
- Chest pain or severe shortness of breath.
- Decreased fetal movement.
- If you are running a fever, over 100.4 degrees oral temperature.
- Headaches (unusually severe or won’t resolve with Tylenol), especially if accompanied by vision changes and/or extreme swelling (to face, hands and/or lower extremities).
- Urinary problems that are causing burning and pain, significant increase in frequency and feels as though you aren’t emptying your bladder, blood in your urine.
- If you sustain any falls.
- If you are involved in a car accident.
- Abdominal trauma.
- Cannot keep any fluids/down for 24 hours or more.
Moreland OB/GYN phone number 262-544-4411.
After clinic hours phone number 1-800-446-3274.