A non-complicated vaginal delivery of a single child averages 500mL, approximately half a quart, of blood loss. A non-complicated cesarean delivery of a single child average 1,000mL, approximately one quart, of blood loss. Comparatively, the average blood loss during a placenta accreta delivery ranges from 3,000mL to 5,000mL. Our first story in The Aftermath of Accreta shares how Brandy Firth experienced 7,500mL, approximately 2 gallons, of blood loss during her accreta delivery.
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