Study of post-partum complications in a tertiary care centre


  • Mitali Kamra Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Grant Medical Colleges and JJ Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Tushar Palve Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Grant Medical Colleges and JJ Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Priya Bulchandani Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Grant Medical Colleges and JJ Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India



Postnatal, Caesarean deliveries, Pregnancy induced hypertension, Wound gapes


Background: The postpartum period, also known as the puerperium, begins immediately after delivery of the neonate and placenta and ends 6 weeks after delivery. it accounts for a number of complications seen and need a thorough assessment for maternal health management.

Methods: Collection of data from post-natal mothers admitted in Cama and Albless hospital and arranging the data in excel sheets and studying the results through various tables and figures.

Results: In the study conducted it was seen that the complications were higher after caesarean deliveries with 54.2%. The most common complication seen being pregnancy induced hypertension, followed by post-partum hemorrhage. The need for blood and blood product transfusions due to causes like post-partum hemorrhages, or anemia were also seen more after caesarean sections accounting for 38.6% transfusions of all.

Conclusions: The rate of complication is higher in LSCS delivery compared to vaginal deliveries.



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