Due to advancement of family planning the grand multipara
has almost disappeared in western countries but it still exists in developing countries1.
Multiparity in our society is not by choice; this results in a high birth rate and so many young women become grand multipara
50%) were grand multipara
, comparable to study conducted by Duhan reported that multiparity was predisposing factor in 97.
All grand multipara
(delivered 5 or more times), pregnant women with anemia due to bleeding disorders or chronic illnesses or any cause other than pregnancy were excluded from the study.
Regarding parity 25 (50%) patients were multipara, 9 (18%) grand multipara
, 6 (12%) primipara, 5 (10%) great grand multipara
and 5 (10%) nullipara.
Some investigators report a greater percentage of LBW infants among grand multiparas
compared to infants of lower parity mothers, whereas others do not.
Patients and Methods: One hundred (100) patients of grand multipara
(GMP), (parity = 5) and 100 patients of multipara (MP) (parity 2-4) were included in the study.
Patients and methods: Sixty five grand multipara
(Para Greater than 5) and 65 multipara (Para 2-4) aged between 20 to 40 years, with singleton pregnancy of up to 40 weeks and presenting in spontaneous labour were selected.
6% babies were overweight (3201-3650) in grand multipara
5% babies were born to the primi and 22% to grand multipara
INTRODUCTION: The term grand multipara
was introduced in 1934 by solomons who called the grand multipara
the "Dangerous multipara.
Maximum numbers of patients were grand multipara