Obstetrics & Gynaecology – MCQ 65 – Risk of postpartum hemorrhage

The following complications during pregnancy increase the risk of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) except:
A. Hypertension
B. Macrosomia
C. Twin pregnancy
D. Hydramnios

Correct answer : A. Hypertension

Causes of postpartum haemorrhage:

  • Atonicity
  • Trauma
  • Coagulopathy
  • Retained placenta and placental fragments
  • Morbidly adherent placenta
  • Uterine inversion

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