A retrospective analysis of adolescent pregnancies


Bozkaya H. , Mocan H., Usluca H., Beser E., Gumustekin D.

GYNECOLOGIC AND OBSTETRIC INVESTIGATION, cilt.42, ss.146-150, 1996 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 42 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 1996
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1159/000291930
  • Dergi Adı: GYNECOLOGIC AND OBSTETRIC INVESTIGATION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.146-150

Özet

Pregnancy in adolescence has been and continues to be a problem in public health. A retrospective study of 562 mothers, 18 years of age and below, was carried out. This study has shown a high incidence of preeclampsia (9.9%), low birth weight infants (17.2%), and preterm delivery (9.3%), It is imperative to institute a medical and educational servive with comprehensive prenatal care for adolescent mothers in order to improve the outcome of their pregnancies.