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Pregnant women have a higher risk of developing blood clots in the legs than non-pregnant women. Blood clots can develop due to sluggish blood flow in the legs that results from the increasing size and pressure of the uterus and pregnancy-related changed in blood clotting actions of the blood. Serious blood clots, such as a deep-vein thrombosis, can become critical complications of pregnancy and possibly fatal. Symptoms of blood clots include pain, swelling, cramping, and redness or warmth in the legs.
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