By Louise Rogers on 12/03/2008 10:07:36
Heavy bleeding after the birth of your baby is not uncommon, but why does it happen and what should you know about it?
contraction and may give you another oxytocin injection to help things along. If the bleeding is very severe, a blood transfusion may be needed. It is rarely life-threatening given the right care and facilities (there are about 8.5 deaths per million births