To facilitate this very journey of expectant mothers, KIMS Oman Hospital's (KOH) Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology has launched a series of Antenatal
visits were taken by majority of the participants.
Objective: To investigate the effect of antenatal
corticosteroid prophylaxis on neonatal respiratory morbidity between 34 and 37 weeks of gestation.
Methods: This cross-sectional survey was performed in 5 hospitals of Karachi from February to April 2014, and comprised doctors providing antenatal
care is a form of health service provided to a woman throughout pregnancy to ensure a safe gestation and childbirth, and prevent complications to the mother and the baby (1).
care played an important role in diagnosing, curing, and preventing the hypertensive disorders of pregnancies.
WHO Recommendations on Antenatal
Care for a Positive Pregnancy Experience
Our study finds that antenatal
(before birth) corticosteroids given to pregnant women only hours before delivery were associated with a survival advantage for their infants", says Mikael Norman, lead author, neonatologist and professor at Karolinska Institutet's Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.
She attributed birth spacing and a number of other factors for this decline, "Factors such as improvement in the health system, training of staff and medical workers with necessary skills, making health services available and accessible with 99 per cent antenatal
coverage where all pregnant women are getting antenatal
care have contributed to the decline in mortality.
care is the continuum of care given to a woman during pregnancy and childbirth.
area at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff was evacuated yesterday morning as "a precaution", Cardiff and Vale University Health Board confirmed.
corticosteroids may significantly decrease neonatal mortality and morbidity even when they are given just hours before preterm delivery, according to new findings.