which anticoagulants to use for venous thromboembolism during pregnancy and breastfeeding

The new Chest guidelines will clarify which anticoagulants to use for venous thromboembolism during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Pregnancy adds a challenging twist to managing anticoagulation...especially because pregnancy itself increases clotting risk.

Heparins don't cross the placenta and are safe in pregnancy.

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