A 29-year-old female asked:
Diagnosed with placenta previa at my 32-week scan. is there still a chance that the placenta will migrate? im praying for a natural birth but want to be practical as well.
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Pediatrics 24 years experience
Unlikely: If diagnosed in early pregnancy, a placenta previa has a chance to resolve on its own. Diagnosed at 32 weeks, it is most likely fixed and you will need a C section to prevent life threatening bleeding. Although not "natural", a C-section has many benefits for the baby including less skull deformation, and fewer birth injuries such as asphyxia, shoulder dystocia and fractures.
22 viewsAnswered Dec 03, 2020
Last updated Dec 4, 2020
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