Retained placenta

The retained placenta is the condition in which the placenta remains in the uterus and isn’t delivered on its own. The delivery of the placenta is considered the third stage of labour and takes place within 30 minutes after the baby is delivered. If not expelled within 30 minutes then it’s a retained placenta and quick measures have to be taken to manage this condition as may prove life threatening.

Question: Retained placenta is a common cause of perinatal mortality of mothers. True/False

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