hepatoma:  Postmortem fetal extrusion, also known as “Coffin birth” is the process of a fetus being pushed through the vagina (much like live birth)  of a pregnant decomposing corpse. The fetus is forced out the bloating of the body and by pressure of the gases in the abdominal due to decomposition.  The fetus is seen below the body above, laying flat on the ground with the umbilical cord still attached.

hepatoma: Postmortem fetal extrusion, also known as “Coffin birth” is the process of a fetus being pushed through the vagina (much like live birth) of a pregnant decomposing corpse. The fetus is forced out the bloating of the body and by pressure of the gases in the abdominal due to decomposition. The fetus is seen below the body above, laying flat on the ground with the umbilical cord still attached.

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A recreation of Katherine lying in state “I didn’t realise how important the date of her death was in the history of the Church of England,”...

A recreation of Katherine lying in state “I didn’t realise how important the date of her death was in the history of the Church of England,”...

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A possible example of a ‘coffin birth’.
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Coffin birth or, more precisely, "post-mortem fetal extrusion" is the expulsion of a dead fetus from the decomposing body of a pregnant woman.

Coffin birth or, more precisely, "post-mortem fetal extrusion" is the expulsion of a dead fetus from the decomposing body of a pregnant woman.

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Coffin birth, known in academia by the more accurate term postmortem fetal extrusion, is the expulsion of a nonviable fetus through the vaginal opening of the decomposing body of a deceased pregnant woman as a result of the increasing pressure of intra-abdominal gases.

Coffin birth, known in academia by the more accurate term postmortem fetal extrusion, is the expulsion of a nonviable fetus through the vaginal opening of the decomposing body of a deceased pregnant woman as a result of the increasing pressure of intra-abdominal gases.

Potential Coffin Birth from Appleby et al. 2012

Potential Coffin Birth from Appleby et al. 2012

A brief history of coffin birth

A brief history of coffin birth

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