What Should I Pay More Attention Against DVT During Pregnancy?

Factors that increase your risk for DVT during pregnancy are:

  • previous history of clots or DVT
  • family history of DVT
  • being over 35
  • having a BMI of 30 or more
  • carrying twins or multiple babies
  • fertility treatment
  • having had a previous, recent cesarean delivery
  • sitting still for long periods of time
  • smoking
  • being overweight or obese
  • having preeclampsia, or certain chronic illnesses such as hypertension and inflammatory bowel disease
  • severe varicose veins
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