Obstetrics Emergency Department
At Ascension Wisconsin in Milwaukee we’re here for you, with a 24-hour OB Emergency Department (OBED) dedicated to providing care for pregnant women.
Emergency care personalized for pregnant women
Ascension St. Joseph OBED care teams deliver 24/7 care for pregnant women. The four-bed OBED is staffed with board-certified OB/GYNs trained in providing care for pregnancy-related emergencies and to diagnose labor. From the moment you walk through the door, we deliver compassionate care to help you and your loved ones through an emergency. By quickly listening to your health needs, we provide care that’s right for you.
Reasons to seek obstetrics emergency care at Ascension Wisconsin
Pregnancy emergencies can happen at any hour. Ascension OBED care teams offer treatment for signs or symptoms of pregnancy-related emergencies, including:
- Abnormal vaginal bleeding
- Complications associated with high-risk pregnancy
- Decreased fetal movement
- Increased blood pressure
- Preterm labor
- Ruptured membranes