Thrombosis can lead to blockage of placental vessels and death of the fetus. The gynecologist-endocrinologist, specialist in miscarriage, hemostasiologist Olga Kaplina told about this on Monday, September 26. The specialist also named other consequences of a deadly disease in pregnant women.
According to the expert, during pregnancy, the risk of thrombosis and diseases associated with blood clotting increases. In the body of a woman, preparations for future childbirth begin under the influence of a hormonal background, this is also at the rate of blood clotting. Thus, nature protects a woman from profuse blood loss.
The gynecologist-endocrinologist warned that blood clots during pregnancy can clog the vessels of the uterus, placenta, which leads to the cessation of development and death of the fetus. It is also dangerous for the life of the expectant mother.
“In expectant mothers with excess weight, diabetes, hypertension and other serious pathologies, the risk of thrombosis increases several times,” she said in an interview with Lenta.ru.
Risk factors for blood clots in pregnant women may also include close relatives with thrombosis, antiphospholipid antibodies, genetic thrombophilia, late pregnancy, multiple pregnancies, bed rest for threatened miscarriage, caesarean section, systemic lupus erythematosus, diabetes mellitus, rheumatoid arthritis, and ECO.
The gynecologist-endocrinologist noted that a pregnant woman, in the absence of contraindications, should engage in feasible sports, walk more, walk, swim in the pool, and also attend fitness for pregnant women, writes “Moscow 24“.
Kaplina also noted that a woman needs to drink at least two liters of pure water daily, perform simple leg exercises, walk, move, change body positions, wear compression stockings with enlarged veins in her legs, putting them on immediately after waking up for the whole day. All these measures must be taken so that a dangerous disease does not develop.
If thrombophilia is nevertheless revealed in the expectant mother, she is prescribed injections of low molecular weight heparins. This treatment helps to properly form the placenta and eliminate the risk of blockage of blood vessels by blood clots.
Earlier, on September 23, 44-year-old TV presenter and singer Olga Orlova announced her pregnancy, according to the website. kp.ru. The actress posted a video on her personal blog showing her rounded belly.
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