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Is Gender A Factor In Placental Insufficiency
Keep appointments: It would be quiet essential that uou keeo your prenatal appointments so that your doctor can monitor the well-being of your fetus. Beyond that, there is probably nothing more specific that you can do for placental insufficiency. Maintaining a well balanced diet, keeping well hydrated, and taking your prenatal vitamins would be the most you could likely do on your own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was told i have placental resistance. Is this the same as placental insufficiency? i am a nurse on a medical surgical floor, should i be on bedrest?
Bedrest not helpful: On US, placental resistance to flow is either normal, or increased resistance to free flow of fetal blood may occur, shown by doppler imaging of cord blood pressure, reported as the S/D (systolic and diastolic) pressure ratio. So long as the fetus continues to grow normally, nothing need be done. Significant slowing growth indicates a C/S is needed. O diastolic flow requires emergency C-section ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood flow: Diabetes is a glucose control disorder that affects blood vessels. If diabetes is well controlled then the injury to blood vessels is negligible. When blood vessels are narrowed or compromised-then the fetus receives less blood flow and nutrients which may be associated with newborn problems. ...Read more
My wife was diagnosed with anhydramnios (16 weeks) either due to ruptured membranes or placental insufficiency. What are our chances/risks if we continue with the pregnancy?
Why are my doctors scared about placental insuffincy if they haven't done a ultrasound to even see and im a type 1 diabetic (well controlled)?
Diabetes in pregnanc: I'm sure your doctors are not "scared" , maybe concerned would be more appropriate. Diabetes, as i'm sure you know, affects your blood vessels and therefore your circulation. The same goes for your placenta when pregnant, they're not as efficient as a non-diabetic's. That's why they're likely checking your baby's growth regularly, doing nst's, & recommending delivery no later than 38.5-39 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Placenta lakes: This are basically ultrasound findings and means like bubbles of blood , dilated looped of vessels. When you look an a MAP and see lakes, the image if this vessels appear the same on ultrasound. It can point sometimes towards a possible abnormal placentation, called accreta, when placenta attaches really hard to the uterus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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