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I am 25 weeks pregnant with low lying placenta?
I went to the doctor yesterday and he said I have a low lying placenta , she said my placenta is low lying by 1 cm ... My doctor asked me to take care of it. I am really concerned about the severity and the future developments. Please let me know.
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replied August 9th, 2011
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Having low-lying placenta could be a challenge during late third trimester of pregnancy and during labour. Go ahead with getting ultrasound scans at regular intervals to monitor the placental position and fetal wellbeing. Sometimes, it can get ‘pulled up’ as the uterus grows. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet. Avoid any heavy work. Avoid having intercourse during first trimester. Avoid lifting heavy objects and climbing stairs or standing for long periods of time. Avoid having rough intercourse or having intercourse in positions that allow for deeper penetration. Look out for any danger signs like bleeding/spotting, increased lower abdominal cramps etc. Monitor fetal kick count.
Take care.



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