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    Cardiac Arrest During Childbirth More Frequent Than Reported

    Although cardiac arrest during childbirth is rare, a new study in the journal Anesthesiology suggests that the condition may be two times more common than previously reported. Cardiac arrest, also known as cardiopulmonary arrest or circulatory arrest, occurs when the heart fails to contract effectively, resulting in the cessation of normal circulation of the blood. […] More