Pooja P, Poojitha A, Lakshmi A, Prashanth FG, Razia Begum, Sreelatha S
Meconium stained liquor is considered as indication of fetal distress and can be associated with Meconium aspiration syndrome which may cause perinatal mortality and morbidity. The aim of the study is to find out the maternal risks factors causing meconium stained liquor.
Methods: This study is observational study conducted on 100 patients with meconium stained liquor considering the inclusion criteria and the risk factors are assessed.
Results: In our study increased incidence of meconium was seen in pimigravida and in postdated pregnancy. 55% of patient had cesarean section due to intrapartum fetal distress and 45% babies had NICU admission.
Conclusion: Meconium stained liquor is associated with high incidence of cesarean sections resulting in increased maternal morbidity.