Journal of Clinical Research

ISSN: 2795-6172

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Manal Behnam Baythoon

Neonatal Care Unit, Children Welfare Teaching Hospital, Iraq

  • Research Article   
    The Timing of Elective Caesarean Deliveries and Early Neonatal Respiratory Morbidity in Term Neonates
    Author(s): Asmaa Ghanim Tahir, Yasir Ibrahem Al Saddi* and Manal Behnam Baythoon

    Background: Respiratory distress is one of interesting presentation of elective caesarean deliveries, the presence of labor before elective caesarean delivery decrease the risk of respiratory distress adverse respiratory problem in neonate delivered before 39 weeks of gestation are increased. Aim: To evaluate the association between gestational age at delivery and neonatal respiratory outcomes after elective caesarean delivery between 37 and 41 completed weeks. Patients and methods: Descriptive study with prospectively collected data from Baghdad teaching hospital/ medical city at neonatal care unit. All infants of gestational age from 37 to 41 completed weeks, with uncomplicated pregnancy, of which 1407 were born by elective caesarean delivery compared to 1304, delivered by spontaneous vaginal delivery be.. Read More»

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