WHEN TO CALL US 2016-11-10T20:28:13+02:00


At what stage of childbirth should you call us?

The midwives at Verloskundigen Amsterdam Zuid are available day and night via an emergency number to assist with childbirth. The point at which to call us depends on how far along you are and your circumstances.

Less than 37 weeks pregnant?

If you are less than 37 weeks pregnant and experiencing contractions or losing amniotic fluid, call the emergency number immediately. The emergency number is: 06-54620724.

Over 37 weeks pregnant?

If you are over 37 weeks pregnant, call the 06-54620724 emergency number in the following situations:

  • If you experience contractions every 5 minutes for at least 1 hour; that is, contractions for 1 minute, an interval of 4 minutes, contractions for 1 minute, an interval of 4 minutes, et cetera, for at least 1 hour.
  • More than minimal blood loss.
  • If you are losing amniotic fluid that is not clear, i.e. green or brown. If you are experiencing loss of clear or pink amniotic fluid during the day, you should also call and check with us.
  • If you are concerned.

Other questions?

Do you have any other questions, or would you like to make an appointment for a consultation? Then call our practice assistants on weekdays between 9.00am and 4.00pm and make an appointment with one of our midwives in Amsterdam-Zuid.