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What do I need to know about caring for someone with placental abruption?

If you are caring for someone with placental abruption, recognize that she is in a very fragile state. As such, try to protect her from any possible injury. Ask her about any symptoms that could mean that the condition is getting worse, such as vaginal bleeding, leaking fluids, and contractions. Make sure that she takes any medicine the doctor prescribes. If she shows any serious symptoms, take her to a medical facility immediately.

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