- Blood or fluid from the vagina.
- Vomiting for 24 hours.
- Severe headache.
- Sudden swelling of the face, hands or ankles.
- Fever over 100.5 F.
- Unusual problems with your eyes: blurring of vision or spots before your eyes.
- Sharp or continuing pain in the stomach area.
- Pain or burning when passing urine.
- Use caution with yoga, pilates, weights, etc.
- Avoid over stretching, as you are more prone to joint injuries.
- Do not let your heart rate exceed 130 bpm. If you can’t talk at a normal level during exercise then you are working too hard.
- Your exercise should not exceed 15 to 20 minutes at a time. Then rest for no less than 20 minutes, which you can use for stretching as long as your heart rate returns to normal.
- Hunting & fishing: You need to talk to your provider at your next visit, or call the office before going out.
- No snowmachining, four wheeling, etc..
- No horseback riding
- No snowboarding, skiing, rollerblading, etc.
- No bike riding after 20 weeks.
- No contact sports i.e. football, wrestling, hockey etc.
- No amusement park, fair and/or carnival rides.
- No hottubs, saunas, or tanning beds. Baths are fine.
Don’t eat greasy, fatty or spicy food. Drink small sips of liquid before or an hour after meals, not with meals. If you do get nauseous, lie down with your head on pillows and open a window to get fresh air.
Be sure to let the clinic or doctor know if your nausea or vomiting doesn’t go away or seems to get worse.
IF YOU HAVE ANY TYPE OF FALLS YOU NEED TO CALL OUR OFFICE, EVEN IF YOU FEEL FINE.
The results may take 48 hours or more to get to our office. We will notify you only if the results are abnormal. An abnormal glucose test does not mean that you have gestational diabetes, only that you will need to have further testing.Please feel free to call and speak with a nurse if you have questions about this test.
Please call the office if you have a temp over 100.5 that is not relieved with Tylenol
If symptoms are still not relieved with the above, please go to the ER or urgent care.