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What does prolonged period of immobility lead to in pregnant woman?
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Dr. Kevin Fleishman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Blood clots
Pregnancy is a time there is increased risks for blood clots.
If you add prolonged immobility the risks are much higher. Other risks of immobility are reconditioning, muscle atrophy, weight gain and possibly therefore increased risks of cesarean section.

In brief: Blood clots
Pregnancy is a time there is increased risks for blood clots.
If you add prolonged immobility the risks are much higher. Other risks of immobility are reconditioning, muscle atrophy, weight gain and possibly therefore increased risks of cesarean section.
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
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