Gestational diabetes related unpleasant outcomes of pregnancy

Mohamadbeigi, A. and Tabatabaee, S.H.R. and Yazdani, M. and Mohammad-salehi, N. (2007) Gestational diabetes related unpleasant outcomes of pregnancy. Feyz Journal of Kashan University of Medical Sciences, 11.

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Background: Diabetes accompanies over 8 of all pregnancies. It is associated with increased risk of complications of pregnancy and prenatal mortality. This study was conducted to determine the disadvantages of gestational diabetes on mother and new born in order to prevent neonatal and marital unpleasant outcomes. Material and Methods: The present historical cohort study includes 420 mothers referring to Shiraz hospitals in 2006. Seventy cases were suffering from gestational diabetes. Data were pooled by questionnaires and analyzed by t-test and fisher exact tests in SPSS. Results: The recurrence rate of gestational diabetes was 72.4. There was a significant difference between the two groups in dead fetus (RR= 8.87), macrosommia (RR= 7.38), respiratory distress (RR= 5.16), hypoglycemia (RR= 13.38), neonatal jaundice (RR= 3.28), need to respiratory rehabilitation (RR= 3.17), anomalies (RR= 7.28) and cesarean delivery (RR= 1.96) (p0.05). Conclusion: T his study showed that dead fetus, macrosomia, respiratory distress, hypoglycemia, and neonatal jaundice are more common in women with gestational diabetes than in other women. There fore, diabetes preventive practices are especially essential in pregnant women because of the unfavorable effects on labor and newborn baby.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Midwifery
Divisions: Feyz journal
Depositing User: ART . editor
Date Deposited: 11 May 2017 15:26
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2017 13:03

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