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What happens if there is a tornado or something and woman is in labor?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Labor pains/Tornado

•If the woman is regularly following with her Obstetrician or Midwife, after 38 weeks of pregnancy, discuss Plan for labor pains.

•Follow course of Tornado or Hurricane
•Call Obstetrician or Midwife BEFORE Tornado or Hurricane to discuss:
•Labor pains Status
•Admission to the hospital;
•Staying near the hospital
•Regular Telephone contacts
•Express feelings to the family and ask for support.

In brief: Labor pains/Tornado

•If the woman is regularly following with her Obstetrician or Midwife, after 38 weeks of pregnancy, discuss Plan for labor pains.

•Follow course of Tornado or Hurricane
•Call Obstetrician or Midwife BEFORE Tornado or Hurricane to discuss:
•Labor pains Status
•Admission to the hospital;
•Staying near the hospital
•Regular Telephone contacts
•Express feelings to the family and ask for support.
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine

In brief: Usually nothing

While training in florida, i was present for hurricanes and saw women go into labor.
There are many who believe the change in atmospheric pressure can stimulate labor.

In brief: Usually nothing

While training in florida, i was present for hurricanes and saw women go into labor.
There are many who believe the change in atmospheric pressure can stimulate labor.
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
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