Call the midwife
If you experience any of the following...
Maternity care is still essential during the coronavirus pandemic and services are still running. If you have any concerns about your pregnancy call your GP, midwife, nearest early pregnancy unit or maternity unit.
Spotting or light bleeding
Persistent, severe headache
Swelling in face, hands or legs
Contractions or cramps
Itching, especially on hands and feet
Sharp or continuing abdominal pain
Blurred vision, seeing spots
Baby's movements slow down or pattern changes
- You will find the number for your midwife and local labour ward on the front of your pregnancy notes (or here in the Bounty app, if you have added it to the My Hospital section)
- You can also contact your doctor about any of the above symptoms
- If your symptoms are severe, or if your have noticed any change or reduction in your baby’s movements, contact your local labour ward immediately
- Trust your instincts; if you feel something is wrong, even if it’s not in this list, contact your midwife or doctor