Placenta Previa PPT: Definition, Cause, Risk Factors, Types, Compilations

Placenta Previa PPT: Definition, Cause, Risk Factors, Types, Compilations Free download: During pregnancy, placenta previa (pluh-SEN-tuh PREH-vee-uh) affects the cervix, which is the entrance of the uterus. The placenta is a huge organ that develops inside the uterus and connects to the baby through the umbilical cord. The placenta works to deliver oxygen and nutrition to the child, as well as eliminate waste.

Placenta Previa PPT: Definition, Cause, Risk Factors, Types, Compilations

When the uterus and the placenta are altered during pregnancy, the malady may correct itself, If this does not occur, the infant is delivered by C-section (Cesarean section). The main sign of placenta previa is bright red vaginal bleeding, which is usually painless, after 20 weeks of pregnancy.  Bleeding can occur during prenatal contractions of the uterus that cause pain.

Placenta Previa PPT: Definition, Cause, Risk Factors, Types, Compilations

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