Trauma in pregnancy is one of the leading causes of non-obstetric cause of death among pregnant women. Motor vehicle crashes, assaults, falls and intimate partner violence may result in traumatic situation. In severe cases injury during pregnancy can be fatal to both mother as well as child. Even mild injury to pregnant women may result in loss of child or abortion. Both the mother and child survival becomes at stake in such condition, routine screening of pregnant women can play a vital role in saving many lives.
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