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Maternal Mortality Ratio without healthcare

What is an estimation of Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR, number of mother death per 100000 births) without professional healthcare? In other words, how often women die during childbirth in some wild ...
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Overall, are postpartum home (not chlorinated) baths more harmful or hurtful to VAGINAL childbirth recovery?

For this specific question, I am ONLY referring to baths taken either in a facility or home that are for hygiene purposes ONLY: For this question, please disregard information regarding chlorinated/...
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How would a newborn infant reflexively breathing react to rescue breaths administered correctly after birth?

In the specific fictional case, one that takes place in my novel, a baby is born medically unassisted at home, with only the mother and father present (so no midwife, doula, no EMS, etc.) The baby ...
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Are death risks by cesarean deliveries higher in teenagers?

According to this article Complications of cesarean deliveries risks of death by cesarean delivery are between 0.53 to 0.13 per 1,000 cesarean deliveries. I've seen and heard many times this claim ...
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Outcomes after uterine rupture

There are several sources that list the uterine rupture rate during attempted vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) as <=1%. But what happens after that? Stated another way, in the case of a ...
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Postpartum haemorrhages due to partial placenta detachment or tear

If only part of the placenta is delivered after the baby is born and the rest is still attached to the womb, the mother can lose a large amount of blood via postpartum haemorrhage. There is no ...