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APH

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This is bleeding from the vagina after 24 weeks gestation up until labour. Before 24 weeks, bleeding heralds threatened or inevitable abortion.

APH occurs in 2% of pregnancies and is an important cause of foetal and maternal death - 30% of maternal deaths are caused by APH, of which 50% are associated with avoidable factors.


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