You have just assisted with a relatively uneventful spontaneous vaginal delivery of a 38-week newborn to a 29-year-old G1P0001 mother. During your immediate, postpartum maternal assessment, you notice a large amount of vaginal bleeding persisting.
- What is the most common cause of this condition?
- What are the two most important steps in managing this?
- What are some of the other etiologies to think about?