What are the causes and symptoms of chorioamnionitis?

Chorioamnionitis occurs when a bacteria normally present in vagina infects ascends into the uterus which can infect the amniotic fluid and placenta. E.coli, group B streptococci and anaerobic bacteria causes chorioamnionitis. This is usually asymptomatic, but some common symptoms include: fever, rapid heartbeat, uterine tenderness, discolored and fetid amniotic fluid.

Question:  Is the first pregnancy more susceptible to Chorioamnionitis?

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