antepartum haemorrhage


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antepartum haemorrhage

Bleeding occurring in pregnancy after about the 24th week. There may be a risk to the baby, which might be in danger of inadequate blood supply, and to the mother.
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Antepartum Haemorrhage. In: Luesley DM, Kilby MD, Eds.
The main obstetric causes of death in babies weighing >1 000g were antepartum haemorrhage and unexplained intrauterine death.
Insertions were also done in indications like antepartum haemorrhage in which likelihood of postpartum haemorrhage is high.
[3] Antenatally, these include anaemia, multi-fibroid uterus, previous PPH, previous CD, placenta praevia, pre-eclampsia, parity [greater than or equal to] 5, multiple pregnancies and antepartum haemorrhage. Intrapartum factors include prolonged first stage of labour, prolonged second stage of labour, chorioamnionitis and abruptio placentae.
It could be attributed to antepartum haemorrhage, which is bleeding during pregnancy.
Twenty-seven days following IUFD confirmation, the patient was admitted to hospital with abdominal cramping and associated small antepartum haemorrhage (APH).
A case of OH was established if a record indicated a diagnosis of antepartum haemorrhage (APH) (unspecified), abruptio placentae, ruptured uterus, or retained placenta, bleeding after trauma to the lower genital tract, symptomatic placenta praevia, and PPH.
Maternal antenatal conditions such as pregnancy induced hypertension, antepartum haemorrhage, and abruption of the placenta were recorded.
At the time of presentation most of the reported anaemic mothers 158(51.80%) were in the third trimester of pregnancy, since the iron demand reaches 6.6 mg/day in this period and during this gestational period frequency of antepartum haemorrhage was higher.
She was nominated by patient Samantha Murdoch who was rushed to hospital 18 weeks into her pregnancy with an antepartum haemorrhage.
Several days later, she experienced a small antepartum haemorrhage with irregular contractions, and after an unmonitored labour a 1 820 g, very pale and oedematous male infant was delivered vaginally with Apgar scores of 1/1/1.
In a study by Hurd et al antepartum haemorrhage has been reported to occur in 78.0% of cases of placental abruption (12).