Cancer Survivors At Greater Risk Of Birth Complications

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Survivors of childhood cancer run particular risks when pregnant and should be closely monitored ... although such women may have conceived spontaneously and considered themselves to be perfectly healthy, their deliveries should always take place in a hospital.

... women treated with abdominal radiotherapy delivered more prematurely. These women also had more postpartum haemorrhages the loss of more than one litre of blood after delivery."

Melissa Maimann, Essential Birth Consulting 0400 418 448