Placenta previa

What is Placenta previa?

The placenta is usually attached to the upper part of the uterus, away from the cervix, the opening which the baby passes through during delivery. On rare occasions, the placenta lies low in the uterus, partly or completely blocking the cervix -- called a placenta previa.

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hi,
now i m 24wks pregency and my placenta lying in middle and lower.any problem in future.

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Hello XXXXXXX
Thanks for writing to us.

Placenta previa is a condition in which the placenta grows in the lowest part of the womb (uterus) ,...

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Hi I m 29 years and this is my second pregnancy. The last time I lost my baby after delivering in 37weeks and the Dr said its a placenta previa ....

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Placenta previa means there is position of placenta is near cervix i.e. during labor placenta comes first and then fetus so this pregnancy is...

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