Endometritis

Background

Infection of the endometrium postpartum

  • Cervical/vaginal flora enter the uterine cavity during labour and delivery

Polymicrobial infection (similar to chorioamnionitis)

C/S, especially after labour
Chorioamnionitis/Fever in Labour

  • Fever

  • Tachycardia

  • Abdominal pain

  • Uterine tenderness