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A 19-year-old female asked:

Can lifting heavy objects in third trimester cause placenta abruption ? does it affect the baby in any way or just affect me ?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not likely: In general lifting objects does not cause problems for pregnancy but obviously if something is too heavy for you or makes you uncomfortable then it should be avoided.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not likely: In general lifting objects does not cause problems for pregnancy but obviously if something is too heavy for you or makes you uncomfortable then it should be avoided.

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Last updated Jul 11, 2015

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