Placenta Previa in Pregnancy (cont.)
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Placenta previa can typically not be prevented. In some cases, risk factors can be eliminated (such as smoking cessation).
Bleeding from placenta previa can be reduced in many cases by bed rest, limitation of activity, and avoiding sexual intercourse.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/31/2014
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