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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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A Study on Obstetric and Perinatal Outcomes in Women ? 40 Years of Age

Ranjana Desai, Ashok Gehlot

Abstract: Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of maternal age on prenatal and obstetric outcome in women 40 years of age. Materials and Methods: A prospective study for women delivered at gestational ages of >20 weeks in Umaid hospital jodhpur between July2018 and June2019. We study 100 women aged 40 or above at the time of delivery. Results: The mean age of women in the study group was 41.2 1.7 years. Advanced maternal age was associated with a significantly higher rate of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, fetal complication, and 5-minute Apgar scores

Keywords: PIH: Pregnancy-induced hypertension, HDP: hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, SGA: Small for gestational age, LGA: Large for gestational age, NICU: neonatal intensive care unit



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