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Could I bleed to death if home birth?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
11 doctors agree

In brief: Indeed !

Home birth with an experienced nurse midwife is reasonably safe .
Normally, after the afterbirth delivers the uterus will contract and slows down bleeding. Hospitals have a dedicated staff and blood bank should this serious obstetrical emergency develop. Talk to your caregiver and assess your particular risk.

In brief: Indeed !

Home birth with an experienced nurse midwife is reasonably safe .
Normally, after the afterbirth delivers the uterus will contract and slows down bleeding. Hospitals have a dedicated staff and blood bank should this serious obstetrical emergency develop. Talk to your caregiver and assess your particular risk.
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Dr. Cristina Carballo
Pediatrics - Neonatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

If there is a placental abruption, placenta previa or undiagnosed placenta accreta which occurs from a previous c/s where the placenta of the current pregnancy grows into the uterine scar. Retained placenta with clots can also cause a hemorrage.

In brief: Yes

If there is a placental abruption, placenta previa or undiagnosed placenta accreta which occurs from a previous c/s where the placenta of the current pregnancy grows into the uterine scar. Retained placenta with clots can also cause a hemorrage.
Dr. Cristina Carballo
Dr. Cristina Carballo
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