The Rotunda Hospital Dublin

Problems and Concerns

Common problems and

Concerns During Pregnancy.

Sometimes, the changes in your body during pregnancy can create discomfort or irritation. Indeed, at times, you may feel extremely uncomfortable and concerned for yourself and your baby. Always trust your own judgement and don’t be afraid to contact your midwife or doctor between appointments.

How we can help:

For a full list of information on the most common minor and serious problems and concerns during pregnancy, visit our knowledge page. We have solutions for some minor issues and also how to react if you feel you are experiencing a serious problem.


Problems During Pregnancy

Some Common Problems
  • Backache
  • Breathlessness
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
Serious Problems
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Bleeding
  • Blood Clot
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Reduced Fetal Movement
Assessment and Emergency

The assessment and emergency unit provides a 24-hour service for the examination and assessment of women who come in with signs of labour, complications of pregnancy, complications in the postnatal period or acute gynaecological emergencies.

General Prenatal Ward

You may need to be admitted to the general prenatal ward following review in outpatients or in the assessment and emergency unit if a problem is detected that requires close observation and monitoring of you and your baby.