• What are Potential Problems with Placental Abnormalities?

    1 month ago - By Pediatric Education

    Patient Presentation
    A 2-week-old male came to clinic for his health supervision visit. He was a 36 week gestation infant born by planned cesarean section to a 32 year old, G2 now P2 mother. The pregnancy was complicated with placenta accreta along with a low-lying placenta that was identified on second trimester ultrasound examination. The father had no concerns and was very comfortable feeding and caring for the infant in the office. The baby had been delivered and the mother had undergone hysterectomy.
    The pertinent physical exam showed a well appearing male whose weight was 48 grams...
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