FREQUENCY OF MATERNAL AND FETAL OUTCOME IN GRAND MULTIPARA WOMEN

Abstract

ABSTRACT
Introduction: Grand multiparity has been considered the risk factor for mother and fetus. Therefore relationship between
parity and pregnancy outcome has been of concern for decades. Although the incidence of grand-multipara is low in
economically developed countries with incidence ranging between 2 to 4%, it is very common in developing countries
as high as 18.5%.7 In Pakistan the incidence of grand multipara along with its complications is still high. The aim of this
study was to determine the frequency of grand multiparity in tertiary care hospital and to evaluate the maternal and
fetal risk associated with grand multiparity.

Authors: 
Rubina Akhtar
Sanodia Afridi1
Rukhsana Karim
Nalia Nasr Malik2
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