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What is postpartum hemorrhage?
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Dr. Joseph Woods
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In brief: Loss after birth.
Postpartum hemorrhage is the loss of morethan 500 ml of blood after vaginal delivery, or 1000 ml of blood after cesarean section.
It is the most common cause of perinatal maternal death in the modern world and is a major cause of maternal morbidity worldwide.

In brief: Loss after birth.
Postpartum hemorrhage is the loss of morethan 500 ml of blood after vaginal delivery, or 1000 ml of blood after cesarean section.
It is the most common cause of perinatal maternal death in the modern world and is a major cause of maternal morbidity worldwide.
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