20 weeks pregnant mother

Question: M too much worried about having low lying placenta. What to do dont know. How can i protect my baby.

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Answer: Don't worry much about low lying placenta. Many ppl have it. Just take enough bed rest, so that when your uterus grows the placenta automatically moves up. Only idea here is to not make the placenta move further down by lifting heavy things, walking faster kind of strenuous things involving the pelvic region. You can sit for as much as you want. Just keep your legs elevated so that your pelvic region is stress free. And if you feel like walking, walk very slowly. Avoid long travels/ travels on bumpy roads even if it's shorter. Do this for 4-6 weeks and during the next scan you should find out that your placenta has moved up. Relax and enjoy your pregnancy. Though this is a serious medical condition, it's remedy is veryc very simple and easily solved in shorter duration. All the best.
Answer: For low lying placenta avoid intercourse and take rest as much as you can. Take healthy foods and avoid stairs if possible. Dont worry placenta generally moves up during 7th month. Avoid traveling too.
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