FETO -MATERNAL OUTCOME IN POST DATED PREGNANCY
Keywords:Morbidity, Fetomaternal, NICU
Background: The risk to the fetus increases after term (>42 weeks) of gestation mainly due to increasing fetal weight, decline in placental function, oligohydraminos which increases the chances of cord compression, and me conium aspiration.Perinatal mortality after 42 weeks is twice as compared to the perinatal mortality at 40 weeks and by 44 weeks the rate is increased up to threefold. In cases of prolonged pregnancy, fetus is more at risk of hypoxia during labor than a fetus at term
Methods: This cross-sectional observational study of fetomaternal outcome in post dated pregnancy(Women beyond 40 weeks of gestation) was carried in department of obstetrics and gynecology SMS medical college jaipur in 40 patients from October 2019 to January 2020.
Results: Majority patients required cesarean section (52%).Among patients who were given induction 48% had successful induction, maximum were induced by dinoprostone gel (50%).15% of babies delivered required NICU admission.
Conclusion: The present study, we conclude that, the post dated pregnancy can be considered as a high risk factor from the point of view of maternal and fetal outcome as there is more fetal and maternal morbidity
Keywords: Morbidity, Fetomaternal, NICU
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