1 in 200
previa occurs in approximately 1 in 200 pregnancies.
It is a condition where the placenta blocks the opening to your cervix
. Placenta previa is usually diagnosed by routine ultrasound. Or, women may experience painless vaginal bleeding
, prompting evaluation. Placenta previa is usually followed by your doctor during pregnancy
. Delivery must occur via c-section.
Answer assisted by Allison Greco, Medical Student