Vaginal bleeding. Anything more than a tablespoon is significant and may be red or a brown colour but check with your midwife.
Nausea and/or vomiting in your first trimester which affects your ability to perform normal daily activities - approximately more than 3-4 times a day.
Headaches that won’t go away with paracetamol, rest and fluids, and especially if headaches are accompanied with visual disturbances (seeing stars or blurry vision). Other symptoms you may have with pre-eclampsia include excessive swelling, new nausea/vomiting and/or, and/or pain underneath your ribs on the right side.
Any redness accompanied by pain and/or swelling in your legs
Symptoms of a urinary tract infection e.g. pain or an unusual sensation on urination, red urine, mid to lower back pain, frequent uncomfortable pressure to pee
Any abdominal injury e.g a fall or a car accident
A change in baby movements, especially in the last trimester, mostly noticed as less movements or weaker.
If you are having strong regular contractions, lasting for 1 minute or more and less than 10 mins apart for more than an hour before 37 weeks.
If your waters break before 37 weeks.
If you become aware that your blood pressure is high when seeing another health care professional.
Increased smelly vaginal discharge.
If you have feelings of harming yourself or your baby
Symptoms of mastitis, flu-like symptoms with fever and redness and/or pain in your breast.
If you are worried about anything to do with your pregnancy or your baby and you cannot find your answer in your app or on this website.
If your baby is unwell, you should ring your doctor, go to after hours or ED or call an ambulance. Check your Well Child book for further information and tips.