TEENAGE PREGNANCY

FETOMATERNAL OUTCOME IN TEENAGE PREGNANCY AT CIVIL HOSPITAL HYDERABAD

  • Afshan Sultana Zia Mahesar LUMHS Jamshoro.
  • Muhammad Nadeem Chohan Department of Pediatrics LUMHS, Jamshoro.
  • Mumtaz Mahesar Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro.
Keywords: Asian Adolescents Pregnancy, Maternal and Perinatal Outcomes, Primigravida

Abstract

Objectives: To assess the fetomaternal outcome in teenage pregnancy at
Civil Hospital Hyderabad. Study Design: Case series study. Place and Duration of Study:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Civil Hospital, Hyderabad, from 1st July 2014 to
31st December 2014. Subject and Methods: A total of 117 primigravida teenage women with
singleton term pregnancy were included in this study. Maternal and Perinatal outcomes were
measured and recorded. Results: The average age of the women was 17.35±1.06 years.
Considering adverse maternal outcome anemia was observed in 35.89% women, Pregnancy
induced hypertension (PIH) 35.04%, preterm pregnancy 23.07% and pre-eclampsia was
observed in 15.38% women. Regarding fetal outcome, there were 99 (84.61%) live births and
18 (15.38%) stillbirths and low birth weight was observed in 19.6% (20/102). Conclusion: This
study found Still Birth, Low Birth Weight and prematurity a major problem to babies of Teenage
women, while Pregnancy induced hypertension, anemia and Pre eclampsia are the problems
faced by Teenage pregnant women.

Author Biographies

Afshan Sultana Zia Mahesar, LUMHS Jamshoro.

MBBS, FCPS
Resident
Department of Obstetrics and
Gynecology,

Muhammad Nadeem Chohan, Department of Pediatrics LUMHS, Jamshoro.

MBBS, FCPS
Assistant Professor

Mumtaz Mahesar, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro.

MBBS, MD
Resident
Department of Pediatric

Published
2018-10-10