Normal and Abnormal Events
When you go
into labor, call the South Georgia Medical Center at (229) 333-1000. First time
mothers, call when contractions are five minutes apart or less and/or if your
water breaks. All other mothers call when contractions are seven minutes apart
or less and/or if your water breaks.
your increased blood volume and/or high levels of estrogen and progesterone,
the following are additional common complaints that are normal in pregnancy:
- Shortness of
- Nose bleeds,
changes, dry eyes. (Do not have an eye exam as the shape of the cornea is
changed until three months after delivery or six weeks after breast feeding is
- Rib and
- Back pain,
- Breast pain.
you need to call the office about are those related to preterm labor and:
headache, especally after 28 weeks,
- Blurred or
swelling of the face and hands, and the
- Inability to
keep food or liquids down for two days.
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