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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
I'm 19 wks gestation, my first baby, I've complete placenta previa, previously2 D&c,2 hysteroscopy What is my chance to reach term? IO dilat. is 6 mm.
Placenta previa: I'm just a pediatrician, so I can't give you exact percentages of getting to term with a complete previa, but the odds are not good. That doesn't mean you can't have a great kid!. It's time to talk to maternal-fetal medicine specialist about when and how to limit workload, intercourse and when to think about steroids to enhance maturation of baby's lungs. Every day you stay pregnant is a win... ...Read more
I'm 19 weeks of gestation with complete placenta previa, can I take Duvadilan as a tocolytics?
Provided that I had painless bleeding one week ago.
Unlikely: Previa: Placenta overlies the cervix/birth canal. Gr 1 means placenta is close, Gr 4 means it's directly overlying/blocking the baby's exit -- high chance of preterm labor & bleeding; you'd need a C/S at 36-37wks. More common in woman w/ hx of C/S & smoking. Not much you can do but wait. If dx'ed early, the uterus still grows/stretches and a placenta can migrate away even in 3rd tri. Follow w/ US. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Incorrectly bent down during pregnancy @24w. I have marginal previa. Could i've caused more issues or posed a risk to my baby?
Often missed: Vasa previa can be ruled out with a transabdominal ultrasound if the placental cord insertion site can be seen. Many routine scans do not look for this. But it is easy to identify. If it is an area of concern for you, your OB can tell you if it was looked at on your ultrasound. ...Read more
Hi ive previously had vasa previa with my first pregnancy what are the chances of this happening again?
Is it ok to sleep slightly tilted up during pregnancy or slightly angled to to the left? I'm 22w4d with marginal previa. All left causes me hip pain
Haven't been able to exercise during pregnancy due to marginal previa. I'm 36 weeks and worry about what a sedentary lifestyle can cause during L&D.
What is chance of placenta previa in a first time pregnancy? and whats chance of it ending in AFE and death? Terrified of pregnancy but want a baby
Unlikely: These are unusual/rate events. Don't worry, be happy. ...Read more
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