Complications of prolonged/arrested labor: For the mother

If prolonged or arrested labor is mismanaged, it leads to the following conditions in the mother:

  1. Intrauterine infection/ sepsis
  2. Trauma to the areas surrounding birth canal leading to perineal tears, laceration of the vaginal wall
  3. Postpartum hemorrhage 
  4. Postpartum infection

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Question: Which degree of perineal tear is commonly associated with forceps delivery? First/ Second/Third

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