International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Paediatrics | India | Volume 9 Issue 3, March 2020 | Rating: 6.2 / 10


Study of Perinatal Outcome of a Tertiary Care Hospital in Urban Area

Dr. Shraddha Satav | Dr. Manaskumar Behera


Abstract: Retrospective observational study was conducted to assess the perinatal outcome of out tertiary care hospital from January 2016 to December 2018. The data was collected from the record files and analyzed. Out of total delivery (12373), cesarean section delivery 3701 (29.9 %), forceps delivery 268 (2.16 %), vacuum delivery in 325 (2.62 %), VBAC in 122 (0.98). Total births were 12478 and live births were 12239. Out of total live births, 1101 (8.99 %) babies were admitted in NICU. Out of total live births (12478), preterm babies 1194 (9.7 %) and low birth weight babies 5096 (41.6 %). Neonatal mortality rate was 10.2/1000 births. Babies admitted in NICU were 1101 (8.99 %) of total babies. Hyaline membrane disease, sepsis, birth asphyxia, meconium aspiration syndrome, congenital heart disease were major morbidities. Hyaline membrane disease (35.2 %) being the most common primary cause of mortality in preterm babies.


Keywords: Perinatal mortality, morbidity, delivery, low birth weight, preterm


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 3, March 2020,


Pages: 112 - 115


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