Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
198 Doctors are Online

Pregnant, ultrasound showed anterior low lying placenta. Is it serious?

Hi. I m 32 years old. I m 5 foot 2 inches tall and weigh 77kg. I m 12 weeks pregnant. This is my second pregnancy. My 1st pregnancy was normal and I had a normal delivery. I had my first sonograph yesterday. It showed an anterior low-lying placenta (Grade 1). Everything else was normal. What can I expect in the coming days and what should I look out for? Anything I should/should not do? Thanks.
Asked On : Sat, 9 Jun 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  467
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics
OBGYN 's  Response
Hello there,
Thanks for writing to us.
At 12 weeks, a low lying placenta, is more likely to migrate to upper segment to its normal position with the growth of the uterus with advancing gestation.
There is a small possibility of this low lying placenta remaining low lying even at term.
Hope I have cleared your queries.
Take care.
Answered: Sat, 9 Jun 2012
I find this answer helpful

 1 user finds this helpful

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor