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TAF Prev Med Bull. 2009; 8(4): 285-290


Obstetric and Psychiatric Outcomes in a Sample of Saudi Teen-Aged Mothers

Magdy,H,Balaha, Mostafa,A,Amr, Abdelhady,A,El-Gilany, Farid,M,Al,Sheikh.

Abstract
AIM: To assess the prevalence of adverse obstetric and psychiatric outcomes among primigravid teenagers compared to adult women in Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia, if given equal antenatal care.
METHODS: In this comparative study, 168 cases aged 16.6-19.8 years were compared to 632 cases aged 20-29 years. Data collection was done over a six month period in 2007-08. Demographic, antenatal, intranatal and postnatal obstetric events besides the postnatal psychiatric evaluation were done and analyzed using routine statistical tests with significance at P

Key words: Teenage pregnancy, Obstetric outcome, postnatal psychiatric disorders



Article Language: Turkish English



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