Maternal obstetric complications in teenage pregnancy in Kasturba Hospital, Delhi: A case control study

Pooja Verma, Shubhi Vishwakarma, Sonia Khari
2019 International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology  
Teenage pregnancy, a social problem distributed worldwide, has serious implications on maternal and child health, especially in the context of developing countries. Objective: To evaluate the maternal obstetric complications in teenage pregnancy Setting: This case control study, prospective study was conducted in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Kasturba Hospital Delhi. Hundred women attending Antenatal clinic (ANC) Outpatient department (OPD) with urine pregnancy test positive were
more » ... enrolled in the study Result: Maternal outcome in teenage pregnancy which revealed mild anaemia (88%), Severe Preeclampsia (20%), preterm delivery (18%), and UTI (36%) are main complications associated with teenage pregnancy. Conclusion: Teenage mothers developed more obstetric and perinatal complications, such as anaemia, preeclampsia, UTI, preterm births, Birth asphyxia and delivered babies with low-birthweight compared to the older mothers.
doi:10.33545/gynae.2019.v3.i6c.406 fatcat:puwwbus2obgnzerzchyq44evdq