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Six Symptoms that Require Immediate Attention

You don't want to be a nag, but you shouldn't ignore a problem either. These are the times when you need to call your doctor.
Phone on a table with a stack of pregnancy books next to it Problems can happen

Pregnancy can be tough, both mentally and physically. Not only is your body changing in a million different ways, but every little twinge can put you in a panic, making you worry that something is wrong. Relax, say the experts. "Women need to remind themselves that the vast majority of pregnancies go smoothly," says Bruce Flamm, M.D., an ob-gyn in Riverside, California.

Still, pregnancy problems can, and do, happen. That's why it's important for every expecting mom to know which warning signs she should look out for. These symptoms require an immediate phone call to your doctor.