It happens more often in women who have had prior surgery on their womb, such as a
Things that may raise the risk of this problem are:
A womb that is not typical
Past surgery on the womb, such as a c-section
Having drugs to induce birth
Having a baby after being pregnant for 42 weeks
A large womb, such as from being pregnant with more than one baby
Some people may not have symptoms. Those who do may have:
Belly pain that starts quickly
Bleeding from the birth canal
Slowing or stopping of
A baby who is having problems will be delivered right away. This will likely be done by c-section. If the baby is not delivered right away, it could result in lasting harm to the brain, problems due to lack of oxygen, or death.
Diagnosis is confirmed during surgery.
Surgery will be done to repair the womb. It can be done after childbirth.
There are no known methods to prevent this health problem. Proper prenatal care can help to find problems before they happen.
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