Manual Removal of the Placenta
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Manual Removal of the Placenta

This Manual Removal of the Placenta course will teach you:

  • How to remove a retained placenta manually if it has not been delivered spontaneously after 30 to 60 minutes after the birth of the neonate. A retained placenta may prevent normal contraction and retraction of the uterus which may lead to postpartum hemorrhage.

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Aim of the Procedure

Manual removal of the placenta is a procedure that aims to remove a retained placenta. A retained placenta may prevent normal contraction and retraction of the uterus which may lead to postpartum hemorrhage.

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