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Complications of Labour and Birth

Some of the main complications and problems during labour and birth include:

Postterm labour Abnormal Position Prolapsed umbilical cord
Preterm labour Multiple births Maternal Infections
Slow Labour Shoulder Dystocia Excessive Bleeding
Premature rupture of the membranes Perineal damage  

Also have a look at the section on the main procedures used during labour and birth .

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