Effect of maternal body mass index on maternal and fetal outcome in Maternity Teaching Hospital in Sulaimani

Effect of maternal body mass index on maternal and fetal outcome in Maternity Teaching Hospital in Sulaimani



Gona Othman Fars 1, Nian Hakim Ismail2& Awayi Xazy Abdulkarim1



1 Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sulaimani. Maternity and Child Health Nursing
2 Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sulaimani. Medical Surgical Nursing.
E-mil: gona.faris@univsul.edu.iq





Article info

Original: 31 May.  2015

Revised: 16 August.  2015

Accepted: 30 August.  2015

Published online:  20 March.  2016





Key Words:

BMI
Birth outcome
Baby outcome


Abstract

The current study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of body mass index on birth
outcome. This study was carried out for the period of 20th February to 18th April of 2014,
sample of (50) pregnant women who have been attended maternity teaching hospital in
Sulaimani city, to determine the effect of body mass index on birth outcome, and to
explore association between some socio-demographic and obstetrics characteristics with
outcome of birth. The result shows that there is no significant association between body
mass index and outcome of labor or delivery.





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Ramyar Abdolrahman Taimur Ismail,
Mar 20, 2016, 5:02 AM