When to Come to the Hospital

Know the Signs of Labor:

  • Contractions are strong and regular
  • Contractions are every five minutes, lasting 55-60 seconds
  • Your water breaks
  • Decreased fetal movement
  • Bleeding, more than "show" or spotting
  • You are concerned/not comfortable at home

Check with your provider for specific recommendations and call the facility to let them know you are coming.