Warning Signs During Pregnancy

Be sure to talk about all of your worries with your doctor. It is important to see your doctor often and regularly. Keep all appointments the doctor recommends.

If there is a problem, your doctor may be able to treat you before it gets serious. Call your doctor right away if you see any of these signs:

  • Bleeding from your vagina
  • Swelling or puffiness of your face, feet or hands
  • Severe swelling of your legs
  • Sudden large weight gain
  • Spots or flashes of light before your eyes; dim or blurry vision
  • Dizziness, headaches
  • Sharp pain in your stomach or pain that won’t go away
  • Vomiting that won’t stop
  • Chills and fever
  • Sudden gush or leaking of fluid from your vagina
  • Pain or burning when going to the bathroom to urinate or having a hard time urinating
  • Constant low back pain or cramping that comes and goes before the last month of your pregnancy
  • After the fifth month of pregnancy, less movement of your baby