To determine the incidence of Anemia in the active stage of labor

Nawal Munir, Kanza Farrukh, Maleeha Iftikhar

Abstract


Objective:

The main of this study was focused on preventing anemia by simple test like CBC in pregnant women between age 18-42.

 Place and Duration:

This study was carried out in a duration of 3 months from Sep 2019 to Nov 2019.

 Materials and Methods         

The study design was observational cross-sectional based in which 500 pregnant women were included in the study from Tertiary Care Hospitals in Rawalpindi. Systematic Random Sampling technique was adopted. The data was analyzed by using SPSS version 20. 

 Conclusion          

Anemia in pregnancy is the most prevalent condition in developing countries like ours. Nutritional deficiency is the most common cause of it. The condition is associated with high fetal and maternal risks, therefore early diagnosis, treatment is highly recommended to improve maternal and fetal health.


Keywords


Iron deficiency anemia, iron stores, fetus, iron supplementations

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