Pregnancy Resources & Questions
Pregnancy comes with exciting changes, but those changes often lead to questions and concerns. Our triage nurse or on call doctor are always available via phone; however, we've compiled a list of some of the most common questions that patients ask below:
Common Pregnancy Questions
What over the counter medications are safe in pregnancy?
Is vaginal bleeding normal in pregnancy?
No. You should always notify your health care provider if you are experiencing vaginal bleeding during pregnancy.
I'm over 37 weeks now, when should I head to the hospital?
You should head to the hospital if you experience any of the following:
Contractions closer than 6 minutes apart lasting longer than 1 hour
Leaking clear fluid
Having vaginal bleeding
Decreased fetal movement after doing a "kick count"
If you baby seems to be moving less and you are concerned, drink something sweet or caffinated and then lie in a dark room with your hand on your tummy for 1 hour. If your baby moves less than 10 times (every flutter or movement counts) during that hour you should head to the hospital.