Definitions for "Accidental Hemorrhage"
Premature separation of the placenta from the uterus that occurs twenty weeks or more or during labor prior to delivery of the baby. It occurs in approximately one out of 200 births and can be a serious complication. Sometimes called abruptio placentae, placental abruption, ablatio placentae, or accidental hemorrhage.
An accidental hemorrhage is an unexpected loss of blood or bleeding.