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How much blood does a woman lose during natural child birth?

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In brief: Depends:

Large baby, abnormal lie, placenta previa, placental abruption, or an illness in the mother can increase the blood loss many fold.

In brief: Depends:

Large baby, abnormal lie, placenta previa, placental abruption, or an illness in the mother can increase the blood loss many fold.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: 200 - 500 ml

In pregnancy, the body prepares to lose up to half a liter of blood during a normal delivery.
This is increased if there are lacerations, poor uterine tone, or underlying blood disorders. Another reason to deliver in a hospital with qualified personnel & emergency medications. Better safe than sorry.

In brief: 200 - 500 ml

In pregnancy, the body prepares to lose up to half a liter of blood during a normal delivery.
This is increased if there are lacerations, poor uterine tone, or underlying blood disorders. Another reason to deliver in a hospital with qualified personnel & emergency medications. Better safe than sorry.
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