Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Volume 7, Issue 5 (May 2017)

ISSN Print: 2160-8792   ISSN Online: 2160-8806

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Obstetrical and Perinatal Outcomes of Teenage Pregnant Women Attending a Secondary Hospital in Hyderabad

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DOI: 10.4236/ojog.2017.75052    1,414 Downloads   2,403 Views  Citations

ABSTRACT

Objective: To evaluate the frequency of adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes in teenage pregnancies at secondary hospital Hyderabad. Methods: Retrospective record review was conducted between January 2012 to January 2016. Total No. of deliveries was 15,395 out of which No. of teenage was 452. Results: Rate of teenage pregnancy in our hospital during study period was 2.93%. Majority of women were uneducated. Teenage mother more likely to develop pregnancy induced hypertension 19.5%, frequency of mild, moderate, and severe anemia were reported to be 69.9%, 28.8% and 1.3% respectively. Conclusion: Fetal and neonatal outcome was not adversely affected. Teenage pregnancy outcome can be achieved favorable with good antenatal care.

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Zahiruddin, S. , Chetandas, P. , Ahmed, S. and Baloch, R. (2017) Obstetrical and Perinatal Outcomes of Teenage Pregnant Women Attending a Secondary Hospital in Hyderabad. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 7, 503-510. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2017.75052.

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