Dr. Sanjaya Sharma, Dr. Nidhi Dubey


Objective: To determine the frequency of women having pregnancy with severe anemia, its maternal complications and feto-maternal outcome.

Study Design: D A total of 186 pregnant women was included from Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of M.L.B. Medical College Jhansi. The study was conducted from March 2019 to August 2019 to all the women admitted for delivery with gestational age ≥ 34 weeks.

Results: Thirty-five (19%) women were diagnosed with anemia among which 12(6.5%) women had severe anemia, 4(2.2%) had mild, and 19(10.2%) had moderate anemia. The frequency of PIH (37.14%), PPH (17.14%), Low birth weight (62.68%) and APGAR score<7 (60%) was noted higher in anemic patients.

Conclusion: There were significantly higher maternal complications among anemic women as compared with non-anemic women. The fetal complications that is Low Birth Weight and APGAR <7 at 5 minute has also been found significantly associated with maternal anemia.


Apgar Score, Fetomaternal Outcome, Induced Hypertension, Low Birth Weight., Pregnancy, PostPartum Heamorrahge, Severe Anemia

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