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Beginnings: Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond

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First trimester: Warning signs

Call your health care provider right away if you have any of these signs:

  • vaginal bleeding
  • fluid leaking from your vagina
  • severe abdominal pain
  • nausea and vomiting more than four to five times a day, or if you are unable to keep anything down
  • fever of more than 100.4 F
  • problems with urination (such as pain, burning, and greatly increased frequency)
  • headache that doesn't go away after taking acetaminophen (Tylenol®).


Source: Allina Health Patient Education, Beginnings: Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond, sixth edition, preg-ahc-90026, ISBN 1-931876-25-8

First published: 10/04/2002
Last updated: 01/15/2013

Reviewed by: Allina Health Patient Education experts