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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
NO: I believe only safe option is a planned cesarean section. That way no blood from infant & placenta will be lost and infant will not endure any risk.
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Previa: Placenta overlies the cervix/birth canal. Gr 1 means placenta is close, Gr 4 means it's directly overlying/blocking the baby's exit -- high ch ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Placenta Previa: i would suggest that c section I s probably indicated but this is the decision of your OB
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Dr. Rahil Malik
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely to improve: placenta previa diagnosed in second trimester most often resolves by 3rd trimester. Usually by that time, the fetus is head down and vaginal delivery ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Does not look good: For a vag del, you will have to be followed sometimes it can move but u should prepare yourself for a poss csection u cannot deliver through any part ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: You willl have to be watched closely. If the placenta previa does not move your child will be born via csection. Hopefully your OB will discuss all th ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lutz
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Before labor : C/section done when baby is mature such as 39 weeks or sooner if in labor to void bleeding.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lutz
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not increased: Not significantly increased unless first was for previa.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Often transient find: At 20 weeks, the finding of a "partial placenta previa" (which usually implies that part of your placenta is perhaps on or near your cervical canal) ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: Placenta previa is a result of the placement of the placenta within the uterus and can not be avoided by exercise.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
32 years experience Holistic Medicine
Placenta previa.: Best to discuss this with your ob/gyn. Depends on many factors including what week of pregnancy you are perhaps swimming but discuss with your doc f ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Placenta Previa: I can't find evidence of hereditary placenta previa. It is more prevalent as you age. There is a low incidence and often it resolves as the pregnancy ... Read More

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