When To Go To The Hospital To Give Birth?
My doctor is pregnant at 39 weeks of age, I have begun to experience abdominal pain and occur repeatedly every 5 minutes but no spotting of blood has come out, can this be said to be opening 1 and should be rushed to the hospital?
Thank you for the question.
Recurrent abdominal pain every 5 minutes at 39 weeks pregnant women can be part of labor contractions, fake contractions, or can also arise due to other reasons. At first glance, abdominal pain due to labor contractions can be distinguished from false contractions of the longer duration, the frequency is more frequent, and the intensity is increasingly intense. Abdominal pain due to fake contractions usually feels like being squeezed, wrapped around, or the dominant heartburn appears in the lower abdomen but can spread to the genitals and lower back. Meanwhile, abdominal pain due to other reasons, for example digestive disorders, urinary tract disorders, musculoskeletal disorders, and so on, often will appear accompanied by other complaints, for example diarrhea, constipation, plaques, urine smells pungent or cloudy color, and so on.
People who will give birth, besides experiencing labor contractions, naturally also will experience the discharge of blood and amniotic discharge from the birth canal. If an internal examination is performed, the signs of labor will appear along with the widening of the opening of the cervix. However, it is not always these signs of labor appear together. The doctor or obstetrician who best understands whether your condition is part of the signs of labor, or not. So, you should indeed check your condition directly to the doctor or obstetrician so that it can be decided as to what is the best treatment.
In the meantime, you should not panic first. So that the pain decreases, you can first apply a warm compress to your painful stomach. Do not forget, multiply also rest, eat and drink enough to increase stamina, diligently also do breathing exercises, and lastly, do not always push unless it is required by a doctor.
Hope this helps ...