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Posterior placenta means low lying?

Posterior placenta means low lying?

No: Posterior placenta means that it is attached to the back of the uterus. Anterior placenta means that is attached to the front. Low lying means that it is attached low in the uterus near the cervix. A fundal placenta means that it attached at the top of the uterus. ...Read more

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What does high lying posterior placenta grade 1 means?

What does high lying posterior placenta grade 1 means?

It is in a good spot: The high lying placenta on the back wall of your uterus is in a good spot to avoid bleeding at the time of labor. or before. ...Read more

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Are there any restrictions with a posterior placenta at 20 weeks?

Are there any restrictions with a posterior placenta at 20 weeks?

No restrictions.: A "posterior placenta" is safely away from the cervical opening and should not have an increased risk of bleeding, therefore no restrictions. However, placenta previa and marginal previa have an increased risk of bleeding during pregnancy because the placenta covers or lies very close to the cervical opening. These conditions would require a restriction on intercourse. ...Read more

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Is posterior placenta is safe to giving birth normal?

Yes: If your placenta is "posterior", it has simply implanted on the posterior aspect on the inside of the uterus. A normal delivery should be expected with this placental location as long as all other factors also favor a vaginal delivery. ...Read more

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What does posterior placenta grade 2 high lying with visualization of sublacental sonolucency mean?

Normal attachment: :Your placenta is attached to the back wall of the uterus and is high enough inside the uterus to not be of concern for a "low lying" placenta that can bleed. This is all normal. ...Read more

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Posterior placenta 3.4-3.8cm from os 28w. Can it cause bleeding during lower segment formation? Or not over area that stretches? Csec booked

Sounds normal: Based only on this one piece of limited information the placenta is in a normal location. We look for the placenta to be more than 2 cm away from the cervical os. Yours sounds normal. If a c section is planned I would clarify with the doctor the rationale and make sure all is explained to you to your satisfaction ...Read more

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Posterior placenta grade 2 with left side spine its boy or girl?

See GYN: Please see your gyn for questions- they will do an amniocentis. ...Read more

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Fingerd @20 wk g1p0, brown spotng the nxt day, said threatnd ptl? Labs normal, posterior placenta grade 0 and cervix length normal, is sex ok @24wks?

Fingerd @20 wk g1p0, brown spotng the nxt day, said threatnd ptl? Labs normal, posterior placenta grade 0 and cervix length normal, is sex ok @24wks?

Internet Medicine: You have a high risk pregnancy. None of us here thousands of miles away from your physician will want to interfere with or contradict any recommendations that your physician has provided to you. You have a high risk pregnancy. All questions about activities that are safe for your pregnancy should be directed to the physician providing you care in person. I am sorry. ...Read more

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13week us says posterior placenta low lying nuchal thickness 1.5mm dr. Advised downsyn screen blood test. Very afraid. May my baby have any disorder?

13week us says posterior placenta low lying nuchal thickness 1.5mm dr. Advised downsyn screen blood test. Very afraid. May my baby have any disorder?

Nuchal thickness: Everyone gets offered the quad test screening for down's, trisomy 18 and spina bifida. Its actually a very good test. An increased nuchal thickness is associated with increase risk of Down's syndrome, but usually other things are seen with it. A cell free DNA test may be a good one to check. ...Read more

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Iam 24 weeks pregnant and i want to know how much baby movement should be felt by me every day at this stage and I have a posterior placenta..

Iam 24 weeks pregnant and i  want to know how much baby movement  should be felt by me  every day at this stage and I have a posterior placenta..

Fetal movements: Normally, you should be fully aware of your baby movements at this time. You should be able to feel your baby daily. Later on at about 28 weeks, you can do fetal kick counts. 5 in an hour or 10 in 2 hours is considered normal. ...Read more