9.5  Complications resulting from obstructed labour

The complications of uterine obstruction for the mother and for the fetus or newborn can be very serious. Remember that uterine obstructions happen mainly because of a prolonged labour at home that was not well managed and which was not referred quickly enough. The commonest complication affecting the mother is the formation of a fistula.

9.4  Management of obstructed labour

9.5.1  Fistula