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Labor Signs (cont.)

When to Call a Health Care Professional

  • If you suspect rupture of your membranes
  • If you have vaginal bleeding (more than bloody show), fever, or severe abdominal pain
  • Any time that you have signs of labor or pre-labor before 37 weeks' gestation
  • If you have severe headaches, changes in vision, or abnormal swelling
  • If you notice a sudden decrease in fetal activity

Medically reviewed by Wayne Blocker, MDl Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology

REFERENCES: Preterm Labor.

ACOG.Org. How to tell when labor begins.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/21/2014
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