• N REHMAN Obstetrics & Gynecology Department, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • M RAEES Obstetrics & Gynecology Department, Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • N BIBI Obstetrics & Gynecology Department, Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • H SHAFI Obstetrics & Gynecology Department, Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan




Neonates, Amniotic fluid index, fetomaternal, maternal


 To determine the fetomaternal outcome in pregnant women at term with low amniotic liquid. A cross-sectional study was carried out on 120 pregnant women aged 18 to 40 years, gestational age 37 to 40 weeks, and low amniotic fluid < 5 cm on ultrasonography. Fetomaternal outcomes were assessed in all women. Chi-Square test was used for association keeping P value < 0.05 as significant. The mean age was 28.71±6.56 years. Caesarean section was carried out on 65% of patients, a low APGAR score was noted in 61.7% of neonates, low birth weight was seen in 64.2% of neonates, while 15% of neonates required NICU admission. Our study observed that caesarean section, low APGAR score at 5 minutes, low birth weight, and NICU admission are the most commonly associated fetomaternal outcome of the low amniotic fluid index in pregnant women at term.


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How to Cite

REHMAN, N., RAEES, M., BIBI, N., & SHAFI, H. (2023). FETOMATERNAL OUTCOME IN PREGNANT WOMEN AT TERM WITH LOW AMNIOTIC LIQUID. Biological and Clinical Sciences Research Journal, 2023(1), 452. https://doi.org/10.54112/bcsrj.v2023i1.452