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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2021, Vol. 5, Issue 3, Part E

Study of association between severity of pregnancy induced hypertension and birthweight of new born
Author(s): Dr. Naresh Pawaskar, Dr. Amruta C and Sohan Miskin
Abstract: Introduction: Pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) is a highly prevalent pregnancy complication with adverse effects on maternal and infant health. Birth weight is a key predictor of Newborn outcome and indicator of health in Newborn. The objective of our study is to find the association between severity of PIH on birth weight of new born.
Methods: A prospective study involving 100 pregnant women with PIH, visiting out patient department of OBG, at Karwar institute of medical sciences hospital, was conducted from July 2019 to January 2020. Parameters such as blood pressure, serum uric acid, grade of PIH, birth weight of Newborn post delivery were noted. Data was analyzed by chi-square test.
Conclusion: Present study shows that, PIH adversely affects the weight of Newborn. With increase in severity of PIH, birth weight of new born decreases.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Naresh Pawaskar, Dr. Amruta C, Sohan Miskin. Study of association between severity of pregnancy induced hypertension and birthweight of new born. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2021;5(3):316-319. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2021.v5.i3e.942
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology