If you have vaginal bleeding, your health care provider will do an ultrasound to look for problems with the placenta, including placenta previa. Most women with placenta previa have no bleeding and are usually diagnosed by a routine ultrasound exam early in pregnancy.
Bleeding after the 20th week of gestation is the main symptom of placenta previa. An ultrasound examination is used to establish the diagnosis of placenta previa.
Bleeding is the primary symptom of placenta previa and occurs in the majority (70%-80%) of women with this condition. Vaginal bleeding after the 20th week of gestation is characteristic of placenta previa.
Question I ams 9 weeks pregnant today and they just told me I have placenta previa. I have never had this and I am very scared.
Question Posted: 08/28/2007 by Sylvia11 I was diagnosed with Placenta lying low in my cervix at 20 weeks u/s for 2nd pregnancy. I was terrified to read the experiences shared by many moms.
Question I am pregnant with my 3rd child and this is the first time i have had any sort of complications. When i was 8 weeks the doctor found out i have placenta previa.
0 out of 0 found this helpful I am 23 weeks pregnant and have placenta previa. I just hope I can carry her until she is a safe weight and is developed enough to be healthy.
Question Posted: 08/28/2007 by Sylvia11 Placenta Previa is when the placenta blocks the cervix opening your baby needs to travel through when giving birth. Not to scare anyone, but if you have this you should take extra care, research it and discuss with your healthcare provider.
Most cases of placenta previa are found during the second trimester when a woman has a routine ultrasound. Or it may be found when a pregnant woman has vaginal bleeding and gets an ultrasound to find out what is causing it.
Over the past few weeks, I've had a number of episodes of painless but copious bright red bleeding. Has anyone else had experience with such bleeding as a result of a blocked cervix so early in pregnancy?
The placenta grows wherever the embryo implants itself in the uterus. If the embryo implants itself in the lower portion of the uterus, the placenta might grow over the cervix causing placenta previa.
The placenta has been hard at work throughout your pregnancy, transporting nutrients and oxygen from your blood to your baby via the umbilical cord. During childbirth, the baby arrives before the placenta, traveling through your cervix and vagina.