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Research Paper | Health and Medical Sciences | India | Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021
To Study the Effect of Oligohydramnios on Maternal and Fetal Outcome in 37 Weeks or More Gestation Period
Dr. Kamlesh Hadiya | Dr. Mahima Jain 
Abstract: Objective: To study effect of oligohydramnios on maternal outcome namely: 1) Incidence of spontaneous labor or induction of labor. 2) Incidence of vaginal delivery, instrumental delivery and LSCS. To study effect of oligohydramnios on Fetal outcome namely: 1) Birth weight <2.5kg and >2.5kg 2) Fetal distress 3) NICU Admission. Method: Study Area: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology civil hospital Ahmedabad. Study Population: All Pregnant Women with gestation Age 37 week or more coming for delivery to civil hospital Ahmedabad Study Type: Prospective Observational study Result: Out of total 150 cases studied over a period of 6 months, the incidence of oligohydramnios in primipara patients was 54%. Of the total cases induction of labour was done in 44% of the cases. Caeserian section delivery was done in 54% of cases which was mainly due to fetal distress in 26.6% of the cases. Out of which 7.3 % of the cases had history of NICU admission. 26% of the babies had low birth weight (26.6 %). The rate of instrumental delivery was 4.6%. Conclusion: Obstetrics oligohydramnios is easily detected these days by the help of ultrasound examination. The rate of induction of labour and operative deliveries is found to have increased. Caeserian section is mainly indicated due to increased rate of fetal distress and oligohydramnios.
Keywords: Oligohydramnios, LSCS
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021,
Pages: 582 - 584