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Maternity Services at the Gaston County Health Department
Welcome to our Maternity Clinic! We are happy to be caring for you and your baby.
We will give you high-quality care and will answer all your questions during your visits. Pregnancy is a natural process, not an illness. It is normal to feel discomfort during pregnancy. To help you enjoy this special time, please:
● Keep all of your appointments and ask your provider lots of questions ● Ask about the special Centering Pregnancy Program by calling 704-862-5316 ● Read the materials you get at your visits. ● Sign up for Lamaze (childbirth) Classes by calling 704-862-5301
When you have Questions
If you need answers to questions before your next visit, please call your midwife at the clinic where
you receive care. If you have questions about minor problems, like a head cold, vaginal discharge or
discomfort, or medication refills, please call the clinic.
Call us on weekdays from 8:00 in the morning to 4:45 in the afternoon.
● To reach the Hudson Boulevard Clinic, call 704-853-5009 ● To reach Summit Midwifery and High Risk Obstetrics, call 704-853-5464
If you have an Emergeency
If you have a question in the evening, on weekends, or on holidays that you feel cannot wait until our
clinic opens, call us at 704-470-2512, leave your number and one of our midwives will call back. Be
sure to stay by your phone and keep the line open so she can reach you.
If you think you need to go to the hospital because of your pregnancy please call the midwife
704-470-2512. Call her if:
● You have bleeding heavier than a normal period ● You have signs of early laboor ● You are in labor, and you need to know when to go to the hospital
OB Triage and the Emergency Department at Gaston Memorial Hospital
These services are for people who having life-threatening problems.
Please do not use them for
regular care when our clinic is closed. Instead, call
the midwife at 704-470-2512 and she will give you
guidance about what to do.
The only time you should call an ambulance is if you are having a life-threatening problem……
Then call 911.
Gaston County Health Department
991 W. Hudson Blvd. ● Gastonia, NC 28052
Over-the-Counter Medications in Pregnancy
This page lists over-the-counter medications you can
pregnancy. Be sure to avoid using any medications in your first trimester
unless prescribed by your provider.
Safe Medications During Pregnancy
You can take the following over-the-counter medications when you
are pregnant. Be sure to follow the instructions on the package and
remember: avoid all medications in yoour first trimester
prescribed or directed by your provider.
Do Not Take These Medications During Pregnancy
take any of these medications while you are pregnant:
Do not take Tylenol Flu, Tylenol Cough, or Tylenol Sinus.
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