Abstract
FETAL OUTCOME OF PREGNANCIES IN WOMEN AT THE EXTREMES OF MATERNAL AGE

Dr. Surayya Tahseen*, Dr. Syeda Maliha Fathima, Dr. Sowmya Sri K., Dr. Nabeeha Mujtaba Ali and
Dr. Fatima Tahniyath

ABSTRACT

Background: Extremes of maternal age adversely affect pregnancy outcomes.Teenage pregnancy is regarded as a serious public health problem and often occurs in the context of poor social support and maternal well-being. Teenage pregnancy is known to be associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm births, low birth weight deliveries and increased risk of caesarean delivery. Methods: A hospital based prospective study carried out in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology from October 2013 to September 2015 at Owaisi hospital and research centre and Princess Esra Hospital, a tertiary care centre, Deccan College of medical sciences, Hyderabad. Results: Among 8640 antenatal patients who delivered during the 24 months period i.e October 2013 to September 2015 at the hospital out of these 241(2.8%) were teenage primigravida aged 15 to 19 yrs. Conclusions: In India, 10.3% of the female population belongs to the age group of l5-19 years.[19] In 1997, the age specific fertility rate was found to be 52.5 live births per 1000 rural women aged between 15-19 years.[42] Over the years, there has not been much improvement in the country’s scenario as reported by the National Family Health Surveys.

Keywords: Pregnancy, Teenage, maternal outcome, pre term, caesarean.


[Full Text Article]

Login





Forgot Password  |  Register

Indexing

Best Paper Awards

European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (EJBPS) will give best paper award in every issue in the form of money along with certificate to promote research activity of scholar.

Best Article of current issue :

Tangudu Nagabhusana Rao

Download Article : Click here

News & Updation

  • NEW AUGUST ISSUE PUBLISHED

    AUGUST 2020 Issue has been successfully launched on 1 August 2020.

  • EJBPS New Impact Factor

    Its our Pleasure to Inform you that EJBPS Impact Factor has been increased from 5.467 to 6.044, due to high quality Publication at International Level.

  • Index Copernicus Value

    EJBPS Received Index Copernicus Value 77.3, due to High Quality Publication in EJBPS at International Level

  • Journal web site support Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Saffari for easy download of article without any trouble.

    .

  • Article Invited for Publication

    Dear Researcher, Article Invited for Publication  in EJBPS coming Issue.

     

UG/PG/Ph.D Research Publication

Research Scholar of UG/PG/Ph.D can Submit their Research Article/Review Article/Case Study/Short Communication for Publication in EJBPS

Downloads

Copyright From

Covering Letter

                        Author Instruction 
 

PLAGERLUM REPORT