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Placenta embedded in surrounding walls

My girlfriend is pregnant and she almost didnt make it through her first two births due to her placenta embedding deep into the surrounding tissue. she needed blood transfusions both times after having the placenta scraped out. Her first two births were vaginal and I want to know if a c section would be safer. If so, what are the chances of her life being threatened?
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replied September 17th, 2010
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If she has had adherent placenta in both her pregnancies, then this time too she might have it. Getting a cesarean would be a little risky as the blood loss can be more leading to more blood requirement along with anesthesia related complication. But it will help in easing out her discomfort and agony. Her life would not be in risk as long as blood loss is monitored and anesthesia is monitored closely in controlled way.
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