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  • During pregnancy spotting may be also be sign of a placental problem such as placenta previa (when the placenta covers the cervix) or a placental abruption (when the placenta disenganges prematurely).
  • Structural abnormalities of the placenta, premature detachment of the placenta from the uterine wall (abruption), and placental infections (chorioamnionitis) are thought to pose some risk for CP.
  • If the uterus is not relaxing or if the resting tone is rising, this can be an indication of a placental abruption (the tearing away of the placenta from the wall of the uterus).
  • Women who smoke are much more likely to face serious pregnancy complications such as placenta previa and placental abruption.
  • The risk of placental abruption is higher in multiple births and in women with high blood pressure.

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