MATERNAL AND NEONATAL OUTCOME IN COVID POSITIVE PATIENTS: A PROSPECTIVE ANALYTICAL STUDY
Dr. Aarushi Chaudhary*, Dr. Richa Kansal, Dr. Vikas Dhillon and Dr. Gagandeep Kour
Introduction: The novel coronavirus disease (covid 19) is one of the most challenging diseases of all times. It becomes important to study the effects of this disease on pregnancy and its outcome. Hence the present study was undertaken to evaluate the effects of covid 19 on pregnancy and neonates. Objective: To evaluate the effect of covid 19 on pregnancy and neonate. Material and Methods: A prospective analytical study was carried out at Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College which is 300 bedded hospital of Haryana government. The study period was from april 2020 to September 2020.Informed consent was obtained.44 patients with covid 19 meeting the inclusion and exclusion criteria were included in the study. They were admitted and managed for covid 19 with pregnancy. Outcome was noted for all patients and their babies and results analysed. Results: Out of a total of 44 patients, 21 landed up with cesarean section, 14 delivered normally, 7 antenatal pts were home quarantined after being treated for covid and one absconded.6 babies required NICU admission, 35 were mother side, 3 were IUD. Conclusion: Covid 19 did not affect course of pregnancy, mode of delivery or neonatal outcome. Patients landed up in cesarean section due to obstetric causes. NICU admission of babies was due to maternal causes. Covid 19 was negative for all babies.
Keywords: Covid 19, pregnancy, Neonate.
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