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What are the effects of placenta previa?

hi im actaily asking about my sister she is 27 week she is so worried she wants to know what are the risk of this placenta previa what could happen could something happen to my baby or my self im i at risk of death or baby just need to know so worried and terafied.
Tue, 5 Aug 2014
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hi thanks for writing to us
placenta praevia us a condition where placenta is in the lower part of uterus..according to position they are graded
normally this happens when there is previous history of cesarean sections.or uterine infection can occur with out cause also
normally a ultrasound will detect placenta praevia aoout 28 weeks again a repeat ultrasound is needed at 32 weeks
there is risk of painless bleeding ,preterm labour,blood transfusion,ceasrean section and many
it is to advaisable to ask your doctor for a patient information leaflet on placenta praevia or follow the link to download a information leaflet
http://www.rcog.org.uk/files/rcog-corp/A%20Low-lying%20Placenta%20After%2020%20Weeks%20(Placenta%20Praevia).pdf
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What are the effects of placenta previa?

hi thanks for writing to us placenta praevia us a condition where placenta is in the lower part of uterus..according to position they are graded normally this happens when there is previous history of cesarean sections.or uterine infection can occur with out cause also normally a ultrasound will detect placenta praevia aoout 28 weeks again a repeat ultrasound is needed at 32 weeks there is risk of painless bleeding ,preterm labour,blood transfusion,ceasrean section and many it is to advaisable to ask your doctor for a patient information leaflet on placenta praevia or follow the link to download a information leaflet http://www.rcog.org.uk/files/rcog-corp/A%20Low-lying%20Placenta%20After%2020%20Weeks%20(Placenta%20Praevia).pdf p;ease let us know how useful it was