I had a placental abruption with my daughter at 37 weeks and 3 days. I found out shortly after I have factor v leiden mutation which would have caused it. I was just wondering if there's anyone that's had an abruption (or an abruption caused by factor v) that's gone on to have another baby? I'm just wondering what the chances are it will happen again.
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replied February 6th, 2010

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. It is true that factor 5 leiden mutation is associated with increased chances of increased risk of pregnancy loss (miscarriage), high blood pressure (preeclampsia), slow fetal growth, and early separation of the placenta from the uterine wall (placental abruption) and recurrent late pregnancy failure but sometimes women with the factor V Leiden mutation have normal pregnancies. So it cannot be predicted at this stage whether it will be associated with any consecutive pregnancy loss.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations, and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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