Most pregnancies proceed uneventfully. However, you should know what possible danger signs are so you can contact your doctor or hospital if you experience them.
If you experience any of the following signs, it's recommended that you call your doctor or go directly to the hospital to make sure you are taken care of.
Signs and Symptoms of Danger in Pregnancy
|Pain in the lower abdomen||Labor, miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, abruption, ruptured uterus, degenerating fibroid, Cyst, uterine growth, ligament pain|
|Pain in the upper abdomen||Liver problems, preeclampsia, gallbladder stones or infections, stomach problems, cardiac (heart) problems|
|Vaginal Bleeding||Miscarriage, placental abruption, placenta previa, hHormonal bleeding, Implantation bleeding|
|Back Pain||Miscarriage, preterm labor, Kidney/bladder infection, cyst, normal pregnancy pain|
|Gush of Fluid from Vagina||Preterm rupture of membranes, miscarriage, Urine from bladder, vaginal infection|
|Swelling of the Hands/Face||Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH)|
|Severe Headaches, Blurry Vision||PIH, Ecclampsia|
|Regular Contractions prior to 37 Weeks||Preterm labor|
|No Fetal Movement||Fetal distress, Fetal Demise, Normal|