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

Keeping you safe

We are doing our best to keep everyone safe.  This means making sure you have the least possible exposure to COVID-19.  We have special entrances if you are pregnant.

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 tell you where to go.
  4. If the nurse says go to the Blue Building, go to: 913 7th Street
  5. If the nurse says go to the Red Building, go to: 900 South 8th Street, Emergency Room
  6. Tell the staff person at the door who told you to come and why you are there.