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is a low placenta dangerous ?

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Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Placenta praevia: Hi, it depends how long along you are, if you are before wk 20, then no worries as the baby grows the Placenta moves up, but if u r at wk 20 or higher then it's called placenta praevia which could be partial or complete, although still at this stage placenta could move away from cervix and allow for baby to be born vaginally if not then C/section needs to be done. Praevia increases risk of bleedin

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What to do if I have a low placenta?

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Dr. Peter Baumann
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Vaginal intercourse: With a low lying placenta there is a potential danger of placental abruption from deep vaginal intercourse.

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