When to Call Your Health Care Provider During Pregnancy

Your Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy

  • Unusual or severe cramping or abdominal pain
  • Noticeable changes as a decrease in your baby’s movement after 28 weeks gestation (If you don’t count 10 movements in two hours or less).
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath that seems to be getting worse.
  • Signs of premature labor including:
  • Regular tightening or pain in the lower abdomen or back
  • Any bleeding in the second or third trimester
  • Fluid leaking
  • Pressure in the pelvis or vagina
  • A fever higher than 100 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Severe or persistent vomiting
  • Severe diarrhea
  • Fainting spells or dizziness
  • Pain, burning or trouble urinating
  • Unusual vaginal discharge
  • Swelling in your hands, fingers or face.
  • Blurred vision or spots before your eyes
  • One leg swollen more than the other