Information For The Recently Diagnosed
Having ChildrenIf you have thromophilia and want to have a baby go ahead. Remember you can't take Coumadin® while pregnant. Coumadin® can cross the placenta and the possibility of a birth defect is possible.
To prevent clotting of the umbilical cord, placenta or getting pre-eclampsia; You can give yourself daily shots of LMWH. LMWH (there are multiple forms of LMWH) is the standard protocol for someone with thrombophilia who is pregnant. An OB-GYN that specializes in high risk pregnancies should work along side with your hematologist to help you have a successful pregnancy.
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