What Can Cause High Blood Pressure After A C-section?

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Abdominal delivery; Abdominal birth; Cesarean section


Risks

A C-section is a safe procedure. The rate of serious complications is extremely low. However, certain risks are higher after C-section than after vaginal delivery. These include:

  • Infection of the bladder or uterus
  • Injury to the urinary tract
  • Injury to the baby

A C-section may also cause problems in future pregnancies. This includes a higher risk for:

  • Placenta previa
  • Placenta growing...
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