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12 week scan - placenta

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ejclementine Sun 05-Jul-15 21:10:34

Hi, I had my scan at 13+1. I've received a letter with all the details and measurements and it says Placenta: low - posterior

I see a lot on here about low lying placentas and wondered if this is what I've got?

AbbeyRoadCrossing Sun 05-Jul-15 21:14:27

I had this with my first baby. It's not diagnosed until the 20 week scan usually as there's a lot of movement before then.

ejclementine Sun 05-Jul-15 21:16:25

Oh that's good, thanks for replying. I'll wait and see. ☺️

Topsy34 Sun 05-Jul-15 21:23:54

Yep, agree. It wont be til you 20 week that its position matters. It can be low, but if its 5cm clear of the entrance of the cervix its conisdered safe and normal. Posterior is back, anterior is front

ejclementine Sun 05-Jul-15 21:30:48

Thanks a lot, that's really helpful. x

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