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I'm 12 weeks pregnant and was told a week ago that I have a small placenta tear. I still have light sporadic spotting. How can I keep my baby safe?
Serious...: Placenta previa is a serious complication of pregnancy. It can result in bleeding that can be anywhere from annoying to life-threatening for you or baby. When you deliver, you will need a c/section. Most of the time, women with previa are delivered early by c/section. This avoids labor and cervical dilation. Best wishes! ...Read more
I had u/s 2day im 7 weeks 2 days pregnant but foetus measured 6 weeks also small tear in placenta (1cm). Trace of free fluid also is my pregnant viable? Heard hb
Yes: As long as there is a heartbeat your preg is viable. I would check a follow up scan in 2 weeks to assure adequate growth and resolution of tear. Best of luck to you. ...Read more
What are his chances of survival? They took him at 30 weeks because he flat lined and wouldn't move at all. His heart rate kept dropping. During the C-section they found that the placenta had started to tear. His heart is the size of a quarter. They found
This : This question is best answered by those physicians caring for your son. They are the most familiar with his particular circumstances of birth as well as his progress over the last 7 days. ...Read more
What kind of incision for delivery of singleton in transverse lie with anterior placenta previa? Will low transverse cut risk hemorrhage/uterine tear?
Hyst'omy MANDATED: hello Annie-_777 I am not an OB GYN but I have had a lot of experience which tells me that a lower abdominal incision (Pfannen-Stiel) is a better incision in almost all situations. This situation of a transverse lie and an anterior placenta praevia is a very hazardous situation because you need the baby out and the cord clamped within seconds of opening the uterus so choose a very skilled surgeon. ...Read more
Bleeding first trimester with cramping. Baby heartbeat seems to be normal. Last pregnancy ended in stillbirth at 20 weeks 1 day, placenta fell apart. What can I do to minimize risk? 2.7 cm tear this time last pregnancy it increased from 4.4 - 8.6cm
YES: YES. Consult an OB-GYN for evaluation and definitive treatment. ...Read more
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