Emergency OB/GYN care at Norton Hospital and Norton Women and Children’s Hospital
Norton Healthcare is fully equipped to provide the best possible emergency obstetric care should you experience sudden pregnancy-related complications.
The emergency departments of Norton Hospital and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital are staffed by a board-certified OB/GYN 24 hours a day. This ensures that expectant moms who experience a medical emergency have access to the best possible care.
These emergency OB/GYNs handle labor triage and a wide range of obstetric-related problems.
It’s a good idea to talk to your OB/GYN or midwife about any concerning symptoms that occur during pregnancy. However, some symptoms require immediate medical attention, including:
- Contractions before 37 weeks
- Heavy vaginal bleeding
- Persistent and intense headache or blurred vision
- Severe abdominal pain
- Severe nausea or vomiting
- Significant decrease in fetal activity
- Swelling of hands or feet
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