Hemorrhage after delivery, or postpartum hemorrhage, is the loss of greater than 500 ml of blood following vaginal delivery, or 1000 ml of blood following cesarean section. It is the most common cause of perinatal maternal death in the developed world and is a major cause of maternal morbidity worldwide. ==Causes== Causes of postpartum hemorrhage
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. hemorrhage from the birth canal in excess of 500 mL after a vaginal delivery or 1000 mL after a cesarean delivery during the first 24 hours after birth.
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hemorrhage that follows soon after childbirth.
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Excessive bleeding in a woman following delivery. Although the conidtion is more likely during a cesaren delivery, it can occur during a vaginal delivery. Excessive blood loss can cause a dangerous drop in the mother's blood pressure and can lead to shock and death if not treated properly. Broader term(s): Hemorrhage
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Heavy bleeding from the uterus
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