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When should I call my healthcare provider or go to the hospital about the signs of labor?

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When you suspect you are in true labor, call your healthcare provider. You should also call:

Your health care provider will give you specific guidelines about when you should get ready to come to the hospital.

  • If you think your water has broken.
  • If you are bleeding (more than spotting).
  • If the baby seems to be moving less than normal.
  • When your contractions are very uncomfortable and have been coming every five minutes for an hour.

From: Pregnancy and Signs of Labor WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: American Pregnancy Association.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 30, 2019

SOURCE: American Pregnancy Association.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 30, 2019

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