What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


Spontaneous and elective

Generalized or pelvic pain and

Massage is locally contraindi-


abortions are pregnancies

bleeding may be present, but of-

cated (no deep abdominal work)

and Elective

that are ended, unintention-

ten no outward signals indicate a

for women recovering from a

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ally or intentionally, before

woman is recovering from a

recent spontaneous or elective


the fetus is born naturally

spontaneous or elective abortion.

abortion, until her bleeding has




stopped, and she is free of any




signs of infection.


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