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How does placental abruption relate to HIE?

A: Under normal circumstances, the placenta (the structure that transports gases and nutrients between mother and child) remains attached to the uterus until after the baby is delivered. If there’s a placental abruption, the placenta separates too early (while the baby is not yet delivered), jeopardizing the health of both mother and child. Placental abruption can causes…