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Anaphylactic syndrome of pregnancy Extracted from Mayes Midwifery 14th Edition, Sue Macdonald & Julia Magill-Cuerden (Eds). Baillière Tindall, 2011. Courtesy Elsevier This rare but potentially catastrophic condition occurs when amniotic fluid enters the maternal pulmonary circulation via the uterus or placental site. The presence of amniotic fluid triggers an anaphylactoid response. Although also known as amniotic […]

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