AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY OF CONSEQUENCES OF ANEMIA IN PREGNANCY IN TERTIARY CARE CENTER IN CENTRAL INDIA

Parul Trichal
2020 Zenodo  
This study is planned with aim to spot prevalence of Anemia in specified population in central India and to understand various adverse consequences of Anemia in mother and child. Methods: the study is an observational study in which pregnant women indicates Anemia in pregnancy may be a risk factor for low birth weight (LBW), preterm delivery, poor apgar score and possibly early neonatal death. Results: In the present study, total numbers of cases studied were 3400, out of which 1634 cases (40%)
more » ... ch 1634 cases (40%) were primigravidae and 1766 were multigravidae (60%). In this study, 2244 cases were in age group 20 - 34 years, which comprises 66% of total. In this study, 1445 cases had moderate anemia giving an incidence of 42.5%. Maximum number of primigravidae (706) were Non-anemic while maximum number of multigravida (1518) have non anemic. In the present study in non anaemic group 63% of new born baby have birth weight >2.5 kg. Pre term delivery in non-anemic group was 20% while it was 3.5 times and 5.4 times more in moderately anemic group and severely anemic group respectively. Early neonatal death was 3 % in non-anaemic group and while it was 3.3 times and 15 times more in mild anaemic group and moderately - severely anemic group respectively. Conclusion: This study conform the recommendations of varied previous studies that Anemia is strongly related to LBW, preterm delivery and early neonatal death.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4047785 fatcat:625rg4ajsfc4ve7aul7s2df554