International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Gynaecology | India | Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016

Maternal Outcome in Teenage Pregnancy (16-19 Years)

Dr. Anjani Shrivastav [5] | Dr. Aarti Jiyani [2] | Dr. Nilam Prajapati [4]

Abstract: Dr. Anjani Srivastava*, Dr. Aarti Jiyani**, Dr. Nilam Prajapati***. *Associate professor, **2nd year resident, ***Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New civil Hospital, Surat, India. INTRODUCTION Adolescent pregnancy is widely recognized as one of the most complex and serious social, economic and health related problems throughout the world. Adolescent pregnancy is a high risk pregnancy. Outcome is less satisfactory than of a pregnancy in general population. AIMS AND OBJECTIVE This study aimed to find the maternal outcome in teenage pregnancy (16-19 years). MATERIAL AND METHOD Cases of teenage pregnancies (16-19 years) admitted in labour room of New Civil Hospital, Surat during the study period of April 2014 to March 2015. Data was collected through interviews and by observations using the predesigned proforma. The first contact with the subject for data collection began immediately after delivery of baby. RESULT In this study 69 % of subjects were associated with complication. The major maternal complications were anaemia 60.00 %, hypertensive disorder of pregnancy 37.00 %, Preterm labour 45 %. CONCLUSION From present study we found that there are maternal complications like anaemia, eclampsia, pre-eclampsia were higher in teenage pregnancy as compared to general population. For pregnant adolescent attending the antenatal clinic, extra care should be taken to ensure that the minimum number of antenatal visits is made. Appropriate and adequate counseling on different antenatal services are to be offered to them. KEY WORD Adolescent, Teenage pregnancy, observational study, maternal outcomes. Email id-aartijiyani@gmail. com

Keywords: Adolescents, pregnancy, teenagers, delivery, complication

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016,

Pages: 1013 - 1015

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Dr. Anjani Shrivastav, Dr. Aarti Jiyani, Dr. Nilam Prajapati, "Maternal Outcome in Teenage Pregnancy (16-19 Years)", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016, pp. 1013-1015,

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