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When should I contact maternity?

You should contact us immediately if you are experiencing the following in pregnancy:

  • Your baby stops moving or you are experiencing reduced movements
  • Trauma to the abdomen, assault, serious fall or car accident
  • Vaginal bleeding at any time
  • Sharp pains in the abdomen with or without vaginal bleeding
  • Your waters break or if you have a constant clear watery vaginal discharge
  • Fever or chills, temperature over 37.8 degrees
  • Severe nausea and persistent vomiting
  • Recurring and persistent headaches
  • Blurred vision or spots before your eyes
  • Pain or burning on passing urine
  • Contractions at any time before 37 weeks
  • Sudden swelling of the face, hands or feet
  • Persistently itchy skin, especially hands and feet
  • Labour has started and you feel it is time to come to hospital
  • Booked Caesarean birth and labour commences

Service Contacts

  • 02 6491 9970
  • 02 6455 3230
  • 02 4827 3224
  • 02 6150 7190
  • 02 4474 1988 
Last updated: 03 December 2020
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