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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi!!! Doctor i am 23 weeks pregnant. Last week when i had ultrasound my doctor tell me that my placenta lies low and is about to touch cervix. Since then i am very tensed is there any possiblity that my placenta will go up. Dr has planned my next ultrasound in 32 weeks. Will it harm my baby. I work in a software development company and i am a quality control Engineer. I am continuing my job. Please suggest me with the precaution to be taken.
Doctor :   Hello.
Doctor :   Let me read your query.
User :   hello dr
Doctor :   Yes,
User :   i am very tensed because of my prob
Doctor :   Rest is ht e only way
User :   could you please suggest me what should i do now
User :   means i have to drop my job and do nothing?
User :   will it be dangerous for my baby as he cannot get enough oxygen
Doctor :   You should not worry too much about it.
User :   then i should just wait till 32 weeks when next ultrasound is scheduled right?
Doctor :   women with low lying placenta do deliver safely.
Doctor :   Yes.
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