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Retained placenta

A retained placenta is when part or all of the placenta is not delivered after the baby is born. It can lead to serious infection or blood loss.

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Placenta praevia

Placenta praevia is a condition where the placenta lies low and may cover the cervix, blocking the baby's exit during birth.

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What is the placenta?

The placenta is crucial to keeping your baby alive and well during pregnancy. Read more here.

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Placenta accreta

Placenta accreta is a serious but rare pregnancy complication that causes heavy bleeding. If you have it, you will need special care at the birth.

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Placenta complications in pregnancy

The placenta develops inside the uterus during pregnancy and provides your baby with nutrients and oxygen. If something goes wrong, it can be serious.

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Placental insufficiency

Placental insufficiency occurs when the placenta does not work properly and your baby doesn't get the oxygen and nutrients they need.

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Placental abruption

Placental abruption is when some or all of the placenta peels away from the uterus wall before birth. It can deprive the baby of oxygen and nutrients.

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Placenta previa - Better Health Channel

Placenta previa means the placenta has implanted at the bottom of the uterus, over the cervix or close by.

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Placenta Praevia

The placenta is an organ within the uterus (womb) through which the unborn baby gets nutrients (food) and oxygen, as well as removing waste products

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Placental abruption - Better Health Channel

Placental abruption means the placenta has detached from the wall of the uterus, starving the baby of oxygen and nutrients.

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