Q: What are some of the signs of complications after an amniocentesis?

A: An amniocentesis can be associated with some possible complications and if you feel anything unusual after an amniocentesis you should let your doctor know right away. Some of the warning signs are:

  • Abdominal or vaginal pain
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Increased vaginal discharge or fluid from the vagina
  • High temperatures (fever)
  • Cessation of fetal movements