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    Default Experience with Vasa previa?

    Hi I am wondering if anyone has had any experience with vasa previa.

    I have just been told I have a succenturiate placenta with maon placenta being anterior and the lobe being posterior. When I went for first antenatal appointment yesterday the midwife has me concerned as she mentioned possible vasa previa and has booked me in with some doctors in 2 weeks. She wouldn't really tell me much more but I can google and it looks really bad. I know that if caught early they can do elective c section at 35 weeks but last 2 times water broke at 29 weeks. Any info you have or experience you could share would be greatly appreciated.

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    Hi there I had vasa previa with my dd born march 2012. I also had a succenturiate lobe with the vessel joining them laying over my cervix.. Mine was picked up at 34 weeks after I had some bleeding. I was kept in hospital on observation until 36+5 when my dd was born by planned csection. It is a Much better outcome when it is caught before spontaneous labour starts. I have a couple of pics that were taken after delivery of my placenta but won't post them her as they are pretty gory.. Pm me if you would like anymore info etc

    Lansie

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    Hello Gold Coast mamma,
    How did this work out for you in the end? Our stories sound very familiar do I'd be keen to hear your story if you don't mind sharing. Kristy

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    H klowe,
    i have just been diagnosed at 28 weeks. I'd be interested in what management your OB is suggesting. ,one has suggested no hospitalisation but I am seeing him tomorrow to review as it sounds like this is the best monitoring option. Thx

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    Hi.. Well I went back to the hospital for a scan and met with a specialist who is now saying the vasa Previa was misdiagnosed. I am still concerned as I know how hard it is to be picked up so I am going back for another scan in three weeks then every three weeks after that. I hope they are right and I was misdiagnosed as its very scary. They did say if the vasa Previa was shown I would be admitted at 32 weeks and a csection performed at 34 weeks. I don't really know what to expect now. What about you? Are you in Australia?

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    Hi
    i just tried to send u a private message., yes I am in NSW. I pushed my OB for a referral for a second opinion at a Royal North shore hospital so will see what they recommend. How many weeks are you?

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    Sorry I just saw this now. I am 25 weeks what about you? I use to live in NSW and had my first at Manly hospital. Royal North Shore is definitely the best hospital. I'm going for another scan next week to be re-checked. Is this your first?

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    Just found this thread. I'm 20 weeks and have been diagnosed with vasa prevera. How did all of you ladies go? I'm meant to fly interstate in a few weeks... Wondering what your thoughts on travel were?


 

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