Birth asphyxia is a serious medical condition that can occur when a baby's breathing is interrupted during or after birth. Sometimes, it can result in death.
The common breast complications in puerperium are engorgement, cracked and retracted nipple, mastitis, breast abscess, and lactation failure.
Post-delivery seizures also known as postpartum convulsions or puerperal seizures are a type of seizure that can occur in mothers after childbirth.
Puerperium can be a time of excitement, joy and stress. Proper management of normal puerperium is essential for ensuring a smooth transition into motherhood.
A cervical infection after childbirth, also called a postpartum infection, is an infection of the cervix, uterus, or both. It can occur anytime in puerperium.
Puerperal sepsis is an infection of the genital tract which occurs as a complication of delivery caused by bacteria that enter the uterus during delivery.
Puerperal pyrexia, also known as puerperal fever is a rise of temperature (fever) reaching 100.4° F or more within the first 10 days after delivery.
Uterine prolapse is an abnormal position of the uterus in which the uterus descent downwards and protrudes into or out of vagina due to weakened pelvic muscles.
Uterine inversion is an extremely rare but life-threatening complication during childbirth in which the uterus is turned inside out partially or completely.