Deliveries Among Teenage Females Under 18 Years Old in Al-Hindyia General Hospital

Dunyia Al-Najjar


Teenage marriage and pregnancy considered a common public health issue in Iraq that associate with higher incidence of maternal and neonatal complications. We assess in this study the relation between teenage pregnancy and risk of operative delivery whether emergency or elective in comparison with older pregnant women. It is a retrospective cohort study of pregnant women admitted for delivery at the obstetric ward in Al-Hindiya general hospital during one year time. The study revealed two folds risk of primary operative delivery in teenage pregnant women than older pregnant women.

Keywords: Teenage pregnancy, Caesarean section.

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