Alarming symptoms during pregnancy

If any of the following symptoms occurs, the pregnant woman should notify her doctor immediately:

  • Vaginal bleeding or spotting
  • Serious swelling of the face and hands.
  • Severe or ongoing headache
  • Visual problems such as dimness, blurring, flashing light, or seeing dots.
  • Sharp or prolonged pain in the abdomen.
  • Severe vomiting
  • Chills and/or fever
  • Painful, burning urination.
  • Fluid leaking from the vagina.
  • Significant decrease of fœtus movements or no movements during 24 hours.
  • More than 10 contractions per day before 37 weeks of gestation.

Tiré de :Docteur, je suis enceinte.  Le suivi de grossesse et l’avortement, Sylvie Dubé, Module d’autoformation, no. 21, FMOQ, 1993, annexe 11.