Canterbury DHB

Context

Pregnancy

Von Willebrand factor and factor VIII rise during pregnancy. In many cases of von Willebrand disease, factor VIII, VWF antigen, and VWF activity will reach normal concentrations.

Refer to Detailed management of the VWD patient in pregnancy.

About this Canterbury DHB document (5280):

Document Owner:

Mark Smith (see Who's Who)

Issue Date:

August 2016

Next Review:

August 2019

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Topic Code: 5280