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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

2019, Vol. 3, Issue 6, Part C

Maternal obstetric complications in teenage pregnancy in Kasturba Hospital, Delhi: A case control study
Author(s): Pooja Verma, Shubhi Vishwakarma and Sonia Khari
Abstract:
Background: Teenage pregnancy, a social problem distributed worldwide, has serious implications on maternal and child health, especially in the context of developing countries.
Objective: to evaluate the maternal obstetric complications in teenage pregnancy
Setting: This case control study, prospective study was conducted in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Kasturba Hospital Delhi. Hundred women attending Antenatal clinic (ANC) Outpatient department (OPD) with urine pregnancy test positive were enrolled in the study
Result: Maternal outcome in teenage pregnancy which revealed mild anaemia (88%), Severe Pre-eclampsia (20%), preterm delivery (18%), and UTI (36%) are main complications associated with teenage pregnancy.
Conclusion: Teenage mothers developed more obstetric and perinatal complications, such as anaemia, pre-eclampsia, UTI, preterm births, Birth asphyxia and delivered babies with low-birthweight compared to the older mothers.
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How to cite this article:
Pooja Verma, Shubhi Vishwakarma, Sonia Khari. Maternal obstetric complications in teenage pregnancy in Kasturba Hospital, Delhi: A case control study. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2019;3(6):150-154. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2019.v3.i6c.406
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology