The present study was conducted with the aim to observe the proportion of obstructed labour and to study maternal and perinatal outcome amongst the females presenting at M.Y hospital.
Method: The study was conducted as a prospective study at Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, M.Y. Hospital for a period of one year. All the patients presenting with features of obstructed labour attending the obstetric emergency department or developing obstructed labour in the present institution over the course of labour were included. All cases were immediately managed and were observed till admission. Maternal and fetal condition was evaluated.
Result: Proportion of obstructed labour was documented to be 1.18%. Most common cause of obstructed labour was cervical disproportion (36.3%). Maternal mortality was observed in 1 case whereas perinatal mortality was seen in 17% cases.
Conclusion: Early and timely identification of obstructed labour cases and immediate intervention can decrease the incidence of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality.