Inherited bleeding disorders in pregnancy

Published:March 03, 2023DOI:


      Women with inherited bleeding disorders in pregnancy are a group of pregnant women with varied and often complex healthcare needs. The antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care of these women and their babies may require specialist planning and support. This article outlines the key principles of care and provides a summary of the existing Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists’ guidelines on the management of inherited bleeding disorders in addition to practical advice from clinical experience of looking after these women and their pregnancies.



      von Willebrands Disease (vWD), von Willebrands Factor (vWF), tranexamic acid (TXA), intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIG)
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