Body adiposity is associated with antenatal, intranatal and postnatal complications. Aim: The aim of the study was to determine Body Mass index and Body adiposity index in maternal obesity and its implication on the mother and her offspring.
Material and Methods: A Prospective Observational study conducted in a Single Tertiary care Centre in a 1000 singleton pregnancies with gestational age more than 28 weeks and data was collected, compiled and analysed.
Results: According to BMI 41.5% and 22.4% patients and with BAI classification, 21.1% and 3.3% women were overweight and obese respectively. In BMI Groups, GDM (14.3%), preeclampsia (27.7%) in Group 4 and in Group 2 Similarly, while evaluating BAI Groups, GDM (21.2%). Preeclampsia (24.2%) in the Group 4a and 12.6% in Group 2a was observed. In both BMI and BAI groups. NICU admission was higher infant of overweight and obese.
Conclusion: This study showed an increased risk of wide variety of pregnancy, perinatal complications and higher neonatal admissions in overweight and obese women when screened by BMI and BAI simultaneously.