This article shows the results of a study carried
out at the Hospital of the Social Security Institute for
State Workers, ISSSTE, Dr. Belisario Domínguez in the
city of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico. The crosssectional, descriptive, and analytical study was carried
out by reviewing the medical records of women who
entered the labor and expulsion room of the hospital.
Among the main findings we have that the factors that
are significantly related to immediate postpartum
hemorrhage are: prolonged labor (22%), labor induction
(26.6%), episiotomy (88.8%), placental retention (17.7%),
Episiotomy with grade 3 trauma plus poorly repaired
Keywords : Risk factors, postpartum hemorrhage, Chiapas México.