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Causes of mother deaths after delivery

my friend died 4 days after giving birth.  she was African American with really light complexion, at her death her blood was clotted as soon as it was taken and her color was as black as tar.

Asked On : Mon, 27 Sep 2010
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well there are few known causes of post partum death. instantly are compications of pregnancy , eg large amount of blood loss , infections . DIC in which there is abnormal clotting mechanism . later DVT causes migation of blood clots to lungs . post partum cardiomyopathy in which heart gets weaker and patient dies in months of arrest or abnormal rhythms
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