“Normally, the Nitabach layer prevents the placenta from invading the uterine wall. But a Caesarian, or any kind of surgery, including an abortion or a D&C (dilation and curettage), can destroy that layer allowing the placenta to invade the body cavity.”
“The numbers are shocking,” Karkowsky told ABCNews.com. “It’s something women should know about.”
. . . Read the whole article over at ABCnews.go.com.
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