What Is Placental Abruption?
What Is Placental Abruption?Placental abruption is a serious pregnancy complication. The condition occurs when the placenta either completely, or partially detaches from the wall of the uterus before the baby is delivered. When placental abruption occurs, there is a threat of massive bleeding by mother. This in turn can lead to a reduced level of blood and oxygen flowing to the baby. For many mothers, placental abruption is a sudden onset, and if left untreated, can cause injury to mother and baby. Although placental abruption can occur early in the pregnancy, it usually occurs during labor and delivery, as this is a time of extreme stress. When placental abruption is not present, the placenta is delivered following the birth of the child. The placenta is important for a baby in many ways. Some of the things the placenta is responsible for in a developing baby are as follows:
How Can A Woman Know If She Might Be Dealing With Placental Abruption?Some of the signs and symptoms of placental abruption are:
What Are The Risk Factors Associated With Placental Abruption?Below are some of the things with can increase the risk of placental abruption:
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