Are there warning signs to look for during week 27 of pregnancy?

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During this time, watch out for certain risk factors and complications like gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, anemia, and pre-term labor. In addition to all of these complications, there are certain warning signs that require medical attention. These warning signs include:
 
• downward pelvic pressure
• vaginal discharge or bleeding
• fetal inactivity
• abdominal pain
• vomiting
• fever
• vision problems
• headache
• facial swelling
• abdominal injury
• fainting
• respiratory problems
• extreme constipation
• severe itching
 
Also, pre-term labor can happen at anytime past 24 weeks. Fortunately, with immediate medical help, your baby may be able to survive if it is born during this time.

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Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.