Blood Clots and Pregnancy: 11 Tips to Keep Mom and Baby Healthy and Happy

You have a higher risk of developing a blood clot while you are pregnant and during the first six weeks after delivery. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in a large vein. These clots usually develop in the lower leg, thigh, or pelvis, but can also occur in other veins in the body. Pulmonary embolism (PE) occurs when part or all of a clot breaks off and travels into the lungs. This may be life-threatening.

Learn more about your risks here: Blood Clots and Pregnancy


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