The Possibility Of A Normal Delivery In People With Placenta Previa?
In the afternoon, my gestational age is 34 weeks. Last Monday I was bleeding until I was treated for 3 days and it turned out that I had placenta previa, which I asked if I could give birth normally?
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Placenta previa is a condition where the placenta is attached so that it can cover the birth canal. The main symptom found in placenta previa is bleeding from the vagina which is usually not accompanied by abdominal pain, especially in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy.
There are 3 types of placenta previa:
complete placenta previa (the placenta covers the entire birth canal) partial placenta previa (the placenta covers part of the birth canal) marginal placenta previa (the placenta only attaches to or covers a little of the birth canal)
Whether or not you can give birth normally will depend on many factors. The first factor to look at is the type of placenta previa you have. If your placenta previa is complete or partial placenta previa, then you should give birth by caesarean section because vaginal delivery is not possible. If your placenta previa is placenta previa marginal, then normal delivery is still possible. Other factors that must be considered are factors from the mother herself and factors from the baby in the womb. Apart from placenta previa there are still many other factors that your obstetrician will consider before deciding whether you can give birth normally or have to have a cesarean section, for example if there are conditions such as underdeveloped labor for example due to large babies, unfavorable uterine contractions, or fetal distress, and so on.
We recommend that you discuss again with your obstetrician to make sure the method of delivery that will be recommended is adjusted to the condition of your pregnancy and the condition of the baby in your womb.
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