Pregnant woman with hand resting on stomach.

You are 4-5x more likely to have a blood clot if pregnant


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Jackie Haigney

Essential Insights contributor, healthcare writer


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Birth planning timeline - VTE Prophylaxis

Chart - VTE Prophylaxis.

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