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13 Mar 2007

Low Blood Pressure during pregnancy
Our daughter is suffering from low blood pressure in her pregnancy. She has also been diagnosed with a plecenta previa. Could the previa be the cause of the low blood pressure? Should this be a big concern on our part? What if any effect on a C-Section delivery will the two of these have?
Thank you so much for your answers.
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GynaeDoc
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01 Jan 0001

Placenta praevia does not cause low blood pressure and the low blood pressure is not a concern. You don't say how far pregnant your daughter is, as the placenta sometimes moves up. If it remains a placenta praevia, she will need a caesarean.

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