Thompson, Jane F; Roberts, Christine; Ellwood, David
Background: Post-partum haemorrhage (PPH) rates are rising; however, data on the health impact on women are lacking. Aims: To describe the emotional and physical health outcomes for women following PPH. Methods: A cohort of 206 women with primary PPH of 1500 mL or more, and/or peripartum fall in haemoglobin concentration to 7 g/dL or less, and/or of 4 g/dL or less, was recruited from 17 Australian/New Zealand hospitals. Women completed questionnaires in the first week, and at two and four...[Show more]
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