Can low-lying placenta be prevented?
Although the reasons why some women develop a low-lying placenta during their pregnancy are not clearly understood, getting good prenatal care may help identify complications early on. Avoiding known risk factors, such as smoking and cocaine use, may also reduce the chances of developing a low-lying placenta.
Author: Nikki Wallis
First answered: 22 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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