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Can a low lying placenta be prevented?

No. The location of the placenta is determined by where the embryo implants in the uterine lining. 

A low lying placenta cannot be prevented. You cannot control where your placenta positions itself. The condition and shape of your uterus may be to blame or the shape of the placenta itself, but these are all factors that you have no power over.

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