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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 4, Part B

A study on mode of delivery among COVID 19 pregnant women
Author(s): Dr. Bharti Maheshwari, Dr. Manju Prabhakar, Dr. Sakshi Mittal and Dr. Aishwarya Goel
Abstract:
Background: Childbearing women and newborn infants require safe family centered care during current COVID19 pandemic as they represent the vulnerable population.
Aims and Objectives: This study aims to determine mode of delivery in pregnant women with COVID-19 and the indications reported for caesarean section in the early pandemic to raise awareness of the trends discovered.
Methods and Materials: A study was done among 50 pregnant COVID 19 positive women of reproductive age group in 6 months from July 2020 to January 2021 in department of obstetrics & gynae Muzaffarnagar Medical College.
Results: Total 50 pregnant COVID19 positive women were included in this study. Out of 50 subjects, 42 under-went caesarean section, most common indication being previous LSCS history (14) & fetal distress (14) and not COVID 19 by itself and 8 underwent normal vaginal delivery. Out of 50 deliveries occurred, 40 delivered normal child. Maternal death occurred in 2 (4%) cases and majority (35) women had positive chest Xray findings.
Conclusion: Mode of delivery should not be influenced by presence of COVID-19 unless the women’s respiratory condition needs urgent intervention for birth.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Bharti Maheshwari, Dr. Manju Prabhakar, Dr. Sakshi Mittal, Dr. Aishwarya Goel. A study on mode of delivery among COVID 19 pregnant women. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2021;5(4):100-102. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2021.v5.i4b.971
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology