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Posted by: Malcolm | 2009/08/27

Double Placenta

When my wife recently gave birth via c/s her gynae mentioned that she had a double placenta. What is a double placenta, what causes it, and what are the dangers of having a double placenta (if any)?

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It is just an extra lobe to the placenta and has no dangers unless it is low lying.

Best wishes

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