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Does use of Heperin during pregnancy cross the placenta to

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Does use of Heperin during pregnancy cross the placenta to the baby?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 1 year ago.
Heparin is used during pregnancy because it cannot cross the placenta. It has a very high molecular weight so cannot get across the barrier. It cannot affect the baby in any way so is safe.
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