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28wks pregnant. Anterior placenta. Sometimes i gently press on my belly to stimulate baby to move. Can this cause placenta abruption?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

Gently pressing the uterus will not lead to an abruption.
It is normal for moms to feel and touch their abdomen when pregnant

In brief: No

Gently pressing the uterus will not lead to an abruption.
It is normal for moms to feel and touch their abdomen when pregnant
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