Emergency OB/GYN Care | Norton Healthcare Louisville, Ky.

Emergency OB/GYN Care

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.

Pregnancy Complications

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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