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Doctor insights on: Exercises To Move Placenta

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Are there any exercises to move a low-lying placenta?

Are there any exercises to move a low-lying placenta?

No: In fact, it is best for a woman with a low-lying placenta to seek input from OB provider early about what to do and, above all, what not to do! ...Read more

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Placenta (Definition)

The placenta is an organ that connects the developing fetus to the uterine wall to allow nutrient uptake, waste elimination, and gas exchange via ...Read more


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I'm 31weeks pregnant I have an anterior placenta every time I run to the E.R they say he is fine should I worry when I don't feel him move for hours ?

Do movement counts: I ask my patients to do "Fetal Movement Counts". Pick the time of day when the baby is normally active. Lie down and feel for the baby to move. You should have 10 movements in two hours. If you have 10 in 5 minutes, you are done. If after 2 hrs, you only have 9 movements, come to the hospital. If you are still not having adequate movement, in my opinion do weekly biophysical profile ultrasounds. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to help a placenta previa--massage, exercises, etc.?

No: There is nothing that you can do to change the location of the placenta. If it is covering the cervix, you will need to be delivered by c section. Intercourse needs to be avoided due to the risk of significant bleeding. A partial previa diagnosed early in the pregnancy may improve or resolve completely as the uterus continues to grow. A complete previa is unlikely to resolve. ...Read more

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