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A 31-year-old female asked:

I'm 31, with almost 2 year old. pregnancy and birth went pretty smooth. i had vaginal birth. im pregnant with #2 and terrified of amniotic fluid embolism once again?! i hope i have a smooth birth again

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Very rare: You are more likely to be struck by lightening than have amniotic fluid embolism. Wish you good health and a healthy baby!
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