Pregnancy, Bleeding Topic Guide
Bleeding During Pregnancy: Because bleeding during all phases of pregnancy may be dangerous, though it can be caused by a large variety of factors. You should call your health care professional if you have any signs of vaginal bleeding during your pregnancy.
Placenta Previa Placenta previa (also called low lying placenta) is a complication of pregnancy in which the placenta rests low in the uterus (womb) and covers all or part of the opening to the cervix. Causes include scarring, prior caesarian delivery, prior D&C procedure, and smoking, among other causes. The main symptom is bleeding. Treatment may include caesarian delivery.
Pregnancy and Parenting Resources
- Having a C-Section? What to Expect
- How to Take Care of Your New Arrival
- How Pregnancy Affects Your Teeth