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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

2020, Vol. 4, Issue 5, Part B

Socio-demographic characteristics and feto-maternal outcome in twin pregnancies at a tertiary care center: A 2 year study
Author(s): Dr. Smriti Anand, Dr. Anjali Gupta, Dr. Soniya Dahiya, Dr. Savita Rani Singhal, Dr. Smiti Nanda, Dr. Daya Sirohiwal and Dr. Pushpa Dahiya
Abstract: Background: Multiple gestation is considered a high-risk pregnancy. In India, 1% of the pregnancies are twin gestation and 10% of perinatal mortality can be attributed to twin pregnancies.
Materials and Methods: This was a retrospective record-based study conducted in obs and gynae department of pt B. D Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak over a period of 2 years. Hospital records were analyzed. Maternal demographic factors, Obstetrical associated complications and fetal outcome were also recorded.
Results: Incidence of twin delivery was 11.4%. 56.1% of patients belongs to an age group of 21-25 years.64.6% delivered between 32-37 weeks, 67.6% landed into spontaneous labour and anaemia was seen in 48% and preterm labour (69.2%) accounting for low birth weight babies.
Conclusion: There is an increased risk of adverse maternal and fetal otcome in twin pregnancy therefore there is a need of a special antenatal care in such patients and timely referral.
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Dr. Smriti Anand, Dr. Anjali Gupta, Dr. Soniya Dahiya, Dr. Savita Rani Singhal, Dr. Smiti Nanda, Dr. Daya Sirohiwal, Dr. Pushpa Dahiya. Socio-demographic characteristics and feto-maternal outcome in twin pregnancies at a tertiary care center: A 2 year study. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2020;4(5):74-77. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2020.v4.i5b.683
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology