- Monitor bleeding
- Heavy vaginal bleeding
- Severe pain
Put on a sanitary pad or panty liner to keep track of the amount of bleeding.
Prevent Further Bleeding
Don’t insert anything into the vagina. Avoid sex, tampons, or douching while you’re bleeding.
Call your health care provider immediately to find out if you should go the hospital or doctor’s office.
Tell the doctor or hospital staff if you have heavy bleeding, abdominal pain, cramping, fever, chills, or contractions, or if you feel lightheaded or faint.
Put any tissue passed from the vagina into a clean container. Give it to your doctor for examination.
A health care provider will examine you for signs of dangerous blood loss and may do tests to confirm the health of your pregnancy.