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A Mother’s Death During Childbirth Does Not Always Signal Medical Malpractice

It happens rarely, fortunately, but it happens: A mother dies during childbirth from sudden, irreversible causes. Women have died from amniotic fluid embolism; abruptio placentae; preeclampsia, also known as hypotension of pregnancy; postpartum uterine hemorrhage; and sometimes even sudden acute causes that cannot be explained. Heart problems and underlying chronic medical conditions can fulminate at childbirth.

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