What is the difference between Schultz and Duncan placenta?

Dirty Duncan is the side attached to the uterus, and it’s so-named because it’s rough-looking. Shiny Schultz, the side facing the baby, is smooth. Typically the placenta is low in the uterus at the start of pregnancy. This may be noted in an early ultrasound.

What is Schultz method of placental separation?

In the Schultze method, separation begins in the cen- ter of the placenta (the fetal surface), and this part descends first, with the remainder follow- ing. The Matthew Duncan separation method involves detachment of the leading edge of the placenta, and the entire organ slips down and out of the uterus sideways.

What is Duncan placenta?

Definition. The expulsion of the placenta with presentation of the maternal rough side first, rather than the usual fetal side of the placenta. [ from NCI]

What are the two types of placental delivery?

There are two options for placenta delivery – active management and physiological management.

What are the 3 signs of placental separation?


  • Vaginal bleeding, although there might not be any.
  • Abdominal pain.
  • Back pain.
  • Uterine tenderness or rigidity.
  • Uterine contractions, often coming one right after another.

What are the two methods of placental separation?

Two common methods used to deliver the placenta at CS are cord traction and manual removal.

What are the different types of placenta?

Mammalian placentas are classified into two types according to the fetal membrane including to chorion, yolk sac placenta (choriovitelline placenta) and chorioallantoic placenta.

How is placenta delivered?

Involves an injection of a drug called syntocinon or ergometrine in your thigh soon after your baby’s born. It speeds up the delivery of the placenta – it usually happens within 30 minutes of having your baby. Your midwife will push on your uterus and pull the placenta out by the umbilical cord.

When is placenta delivered?

A woman should deliver the placenta within 30 to 60 minutes after having her baby. If the placenta isn’t delivered or doesn’t come out entirely, it’s called retained placenta.