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The main causes of deaths in pregnant women, women in childbirth and puerperants are: a) postpartum hemorrhage (34.
There also was "adequate evidence" that the risks of placental abruption, postpartum hemorrhage, and fetal intracranial bleeding were not increased with low-dose aspirin, the USPSTF statement said.
The agenda of the meeting was sharing policies for use of misoprostoland Clinical Protocols For Community Based Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage, Post Abortive Care In Community Settings in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) .
The study conducted at University of Illinois, Chicago states that postpartum hemorrhage accounts for nearly 35 percent, or 125,000, of the 358,000 worldwide annual maternal deaths during childbirth.
Coverage includes contraception, infertility, counseling and weight reduction before conception, nutrition, polycystic ovary syndrome, abdominal obesity and metabolic syndrome, smoking, weight gain in pregnancy, miscarriage, uterine rupture, stroke, sleep apnea, anesthetic management issues, and prevention of postpartum hemorrhage.
A 37-year-woman delivered her 5th child at a local hospital via full-term vaginal delivery, which was followed by postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) continuing for several hours.
Women who had planned a home birth, as compared with women who had planned a hospital birth with a midwife, were 68% less likely to have electronic fetal monitoring, 59% less likely to have assisted vaginal delivery, 59% less likely to have a third--or fourth-degree perineal tear, and 38% less likely to have postpartum hemorrhage.
An intensive educational program for physicians and midwives involving 19 hospitals in Argentina and Uruguay dramatically reduced the rate of postpartum hemorrhage, according to researchers from the National Institutes of Health and other institutions.