WHEN TO CALL YOUR PHYSICIAN:
- If you think you are in labor or your think your water broke.
- Signs of preterm labor (3 or more weeks before due date)
- Contractions, (uterine tightening), 6 or more an hour.
- 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).
- Vaginal bleeding, please note if clots are present. (This is especially important if you have been diagnosed with Placenta Previa)
- Abdominal pain.
- Decreased fetal movement.
- If you are running a fever, over 100.4.
- Headaches (unusually severe or won’t resolve with Tylenol), especially if accompanied by vision changes, extreme swelling (to face, hands and/or lower extremities).
- Any urinary problems, burning, increased 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.
Reference: Prohealthy Book “The Gift of Motherhood”.
Moreland OB/GYN phone number 262-544-4411
Moreland OB/GYN Lake Country phone number 262-569-8488
After clinic hours phone number 1-800-446-3274