Inability to predict postpartum hemorrhage: insights from Egyptian intervention data

Ndola Prata
Sabry Hamza
Suzanne Bell
Deborah Karasek
Farnaz Vahidnia
Martine Holston

Knowledge on how well we can predict primary postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) can help policy makers and health providers design current delivery protocols and PPH case management. This article, published in BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, demonstrates that no single factor can reliably predict the risk of hemorrhage after delivery and therefore supports the development of research, policy work and scale-up of prevention efforts for PPH.

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