International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 8, Part D (2015)
Pregnancy Morbidities- A hospital based study in North-East India
Introduction: Maternal mortality is just the tip of the iceberg of the health problems of women. India shares the maximum burden of reproduction related morbidity and mortality of women. This study was done to address the obstetric morbidness and its management to prevent future obstetric complication and reduce the overall economic and social burden of the country. Materials and method: This was a retrospective study conducted at a tertiary care hospital, Regional institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, Manipur, India over 18 months from July 2013 to December, 2014. Results: In the study period, the obstetric morbidities were 10.93 per 1000 live-birth whereas maternal mortality was only 4, so Maternal mortality rate was 15.9 per 1,00,000 live birth Most common complication was scar-dehiscence (31%) followed by PIH (21.2%). Others were peripartum hysterectomy, haematoma, post-partum urinary retention, rupture uterus and septic abortion. Conclusion: Maternal morbidity though not life-threatening in most of the cases should be considered seriously and to be addressed by health promotion and awareness.
How to cite this article:
L. Ranjit Singh, Susmita Bhattacharya, R. K. Praneswari Devi, Mutum Matauleibi Chanu, M. S. Rajlaxmi. Pregnancy Morbidities- A hospital based study in North-East India. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(8):199-201.