Going Into Active Labor
When to call our office at 616-588-1200
- If your water breaks
- Contractions every 5 minutes for one hour (unless instructed differently by your doctor)
- Decreased fetal movement
If you have an emergency after regular hours or on weekends, call our regular office line and our answering service will help you contact our on-call physician. If this is a life-threatening situation, do not hesitate to call 911 or go to the nearest hospital.
The Women’s Center Entrance at Spectrum Health - Ransom Avenue
- Our expectant moms and partners going to Butterworth Hospital to give birth should use the Women’s Center entrance on Ransom Avenue. This includes active labor, scheduled inductions and scheduled C-sections.
- The Women's Center entrance is open 24 hours a day.
- View a detailed map of the Women's Center Entrance here.