Preexisting health conditions raise blood-clot risk during pregnancy

04/3/2013 | DailyRx.com

Women with varicose veins, inflammatory bowel disease, urinary tract infection or diabetes prior to getting pregnant were more likely to have a blood clot during pregnancy than those without preexisting conditions, a U.K. study showed. Researchers looked at 375,154 pregnant women and found that those with a history of stillbirth had the highest risk of post-pregnancy hemorrhage. The findings were published in the journal Blood.

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