You’ll experience some amazing changes during your pregnancy. For most women, most of the time, the changes are normal and healthy. This section lists symptoms that could signal a need for medical care. Refer to them throughout your pregnancy and keep in mind that you’re welcome to call your healthcare provider with questions and concerns at any time.
Watch for these in the early weeks of pregnancy and beyond. Call your doctor or midwife right away if you have any of these symptoms:
Watch for these in weeks 13 and beyond. The symptoms listed below may signal the start of an early labor. If you notice any of these, first go to the bathroom and urinate, then drink several glasses of water and lie down on your left side and rest. If you still have these symptoms after an hour of rest, call your doctor or midwife:
Watch for these during the third trimester in particular. Call your doctor or midwife if you have any of these symptoms, they could signal pre-eclampsia or other problems:
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