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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 35-40

Assessment of maternal and perinatal outcome in postdated pregnancy

Department of Obstetrics and Gynacology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, DMIMSDU, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

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Manjusha Agrawal
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, DMIMSDU, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jdmimsu.jdmimsu_20_17

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Objective: To study maternal and neonatal outcome in postdated pregnancies. Study Design: Prospective observational study. Results: Of 100 cases 79(79%) cases were under 20 to 25 years, majority cases were primigravida (62%), overall caesarean rate was 34%, Meconium stained liquor with fetal distress was the most common indication for LSCS 8(23.5 %) , fetal distress was the most common fetal complications, rate of NICU admission was 33.33% at 41 weeks 1 day to 42 weeks, rate of induced labour is 71.43% at 41 weeks 1 day to 42 weeks. Conclusion: In our study we concluded that prolonged pregnancy was associated with significant risk of perinatal complications like fetal distress, meconium aspiration syndrome and IUGR. There was significantly increased risk of obstetric complications like oligohydramnios, perineal tear, atonic pph and shoulder dystocia.

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