A 25-year-old female asked:
If your healthy what are the chances of getting pre eclampsia or blood clots and dying during pregnancy or after giving birth?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Catherine Shawanswered
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Not likely: If healthy, and you eat well, keep active, take prenatal vitamins and have regular prenatal checks, while pregnant, you are not at risk for clots or pre eclampsia. Also, your chances of dying are about zero. Would you like to have a baby? Are you afraid? Looks like you have done some research. Why not talk to your dr about your concerns. Good luck to you. Dr. Mom.
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