I think I'm in labor. Where do I go?

Reasons you need to come in

Here are some reasons you need to come to the hospital:

  • Normal labor
  • Water breaking or leaking from the vagina
  • Baby moving less than normal
  • C-section
  • Induce labor

Here are some reasons to come in an emergency:

  • The baby’s head is coming, you need to push now!
  • Heavy vaginal bleeding that soaks pads
  • Worst headache ever
  • Seizure
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Trouble breathing
  • Throwing up that won’t stop
  • Loose stools that won’t stop

Call us before you come

  1. Call the nurse at 612-873-4104
  2. The nurse will ask how you are feeling.
  3. The nurse will direct you to the Red Building, 900 South 8th Street, Emergency Room
  4. Tell the staff person at the door that you need to go to the Birth Center