Pregnancy Conditions

Outside of well-established labor, it is important to know the times when a pregnant woman must seek emergency care rather than calling her obstetrician. Medical emergencies do occur in pregnancy, and when they do, time is of the essence. Pregnant women should be aware of symptoms that necessitate an immediate trip to the hospital.


  • Heavy Bleeding
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Severe nausea or vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Premature water break
  • Contractions early in the 3rd trimester
  • Persistent severe headache or visual disturbances in 3rd trimester
  • Flu symptoms