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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.
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A rare phenomenon described as "coffin birth" can cause deceased pregnant women to push out their unborn babies. Medically known as post mortem foetal extrusion, "Coffin birth" can occur hours after the death of a pregnant woman. It’s believed.