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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2018, Vol. 2, Issue 4, Part A

Body mass index and body adiposity index in maternal obesity and its implication on the mother and her offspring: A hospital based prospective observational study
Author(s): Dr. Aditi Saini, Dr. Syed Masuma Rizvi and Dr. Anumodan Gupta
Abstract: Objective: 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.
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Dr. Aditi Saini, Dr. Syed Masuma Rizvi, Dr. Anumodan Gupta. Body mass index and body adiposity index in maternal obesity and its implication on the mother and her offspring: A hospital based prospective observational study. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2018;2(4):01-05.
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology