A prospective study of 200 pregnancies complicated by threatened abortion was undertaken. Pregnancy outcome and health hazards of threatened abortion of the mothers and offsprings were studied.
There was a significant association between threatened abortion and complications of pregnancy including: impending preterm delivery, premature-rupture of membranes, low birth weight, abruptio placentae, and perinatal mortality, no significant association was found between threatened abortion and placenta previa, pregnancy induced hypertension, small-for-gestational age infants, congenital anomalies, and postpartum hemorrhage. Preterm delivery rate and abruptio placentae constituted the most frequently observed complications for those cases in which there were more than one episode of bleeding
Fatma H. Abdel Khalek ,Taghreed M. Farahat ,
Threatened abortion: as a health hazard for mothers and offsprings,
Tanta Med. J. 1993;
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