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Do you have a risk of getting a second abruption?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Yes!

Women with a history of placental abruption are at several-fold higher risk of abruption in a subsequent pregnancies.
The risk of recurrence can be 5 to 15%, compared to a baseline incidence of 0.4 to 1.3%in the general population. After two consecutive abruptions, the risk of a third rises to 20 to 25%.

In brief: Yes!

Women with a history of placental abruption are at several-fold higher risk of abruption in a subsequent pregnancies.
The risk of recurrence can be 5 to 15%, compared to a baseline incidence of 0.4 to 1.3%in the general population. After two consecutive abruptions, the risk of a third rises to 20 to 25%.
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