What are the risk factors associated with amniotic fluid embolism?

According to the researchers, few factors might be linked with increased risk of amniotic fluid embolism, which includes: 

  1. Advanced maternal age
  2. Abnormalities in placenta like placenta previa, abruption 
  3. Preeclampsia: high blood pressure and excessive protein in urine after 20weeks of pregnancy.
  4. Medically induced labor
  5. Operative delivery
  6. Polyhydramnios 

Question: What is the main reason for Amniotic fluid embolism?

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