When To Call Your Provider

Below are signs of when to call your doctor:

  • Vaginal spotting or bleeding
  • Change in vaginal discharge
  • Abdominal cramping more than 4 times in an hour
  • Abdominal pain
  • Pelvic pressure
  • Severe nausea and vomiting
  • Fever
  • Decreased fetal movement
  • Contractions that occur 4 or more times an hour
  • Leaking of fluid from the vagina
  • Persistent/severe headache

Below are signs of pre-term labor:

  • Cramping
  • Low, dull backache (different than your regular backache)
  • Contractions
  • Pressure in lower abdomen, which comes and goes
  • A change in discharge
  • A slow leak or gush of fluid from the vagina
If you are in labor and it is after business hours, please call a WomanCare office that you visit and the physician on call will be notified.
If you have a life-threatening emergency, please call 911 immediately.
This publication is intended as a reference only and not as medical advice. The information that is provided herein is designed to help inform you with regard to your pregnancy. Your health care provider does not intend it to be used as a substitute for treatment, advice or recommendations.
If you have any questions, please call a WomanCare office that you visit. Or visit our contact page to leave us a message.
If you have a life-threatening emergency, please call 911 immediately.

Review Us

Leave Us a Review at Your WomanCare Location

5/5

Arlington Heights Office

1051 West Rand Road Suite 101
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Palatine Office

355 West Northwest Highway
Palatine, IL 60067

Schaumburg Office

455 South Roselle Road Suite 120
Schaumburg, IL 60193

Arlington Heights Downtown

216 South Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005