A 41-year-old female asked:
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pregnant with 8th and had no problems with any but hemorrhage with 7th from fybroids and uterus would not contract. had transfusions. am iat riskagain?

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Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes: The risk of bleeding after delivery goes up with more than 5 pregnancies, and with a prior heavy bleed after delivery.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
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