What A Placenta Previa Diagnosis Means For Your Pregnancy

April 15, 2019  |  
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The problem may fix itself.

A placenta previa detected in the first trimester has up to a 90 percent chance of moving on its own; as the uterus grows, the placenta can shift along with it. However, until it actually does move a diagnosis is still serious, with providers advising expectant mothers to avoid activity that can cause trauma or irritation to the placenta.

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