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NPWJM 2014, 1(1): 29-33 Back to browse issues page
The Relationship between Drug Abuse in Pregnant Women and Pregnancy Complications in Shahid Akbarabadi Treatment-Training Center: 2009
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Background and Aim: The relationship between drug abuse in pregnant women and pregnancy complications such as pre-ecclampsia, intra-uterine fetal death (IUFD), placenta abruptia, preterm labor, abortion and neonatal abnormality such as neonatal withdrawal syndrome and low birth weight are Important related to the health of mother and neonate. Regarding these data and considering the increasing figures of drug abuse among Iranian women, especially those in the productivity ages, we performed a study to investigate the neonatal and pregnancy complications of drug abuse in pregnant women. Methods: this is an analytical - cross sectional research that investigate the status and pregnancy outcomes in addicted pregnant women and non-addicted pregnant ones that came to labor of Akbar Abadi hospital in Tehran. One hundred and thirty eight addicted pregnant women and 140 non-addicted pregnant ones enrolled in the study and evaluated for their demographics, complications of pregnancy and post-labor neonatal complications by a checklist and the collected data was analyzed by SPSS software. Results: The results of this study showed that preterm birth (P=0.04), low birth weight (P=0.001), APGAR score lower than 8(P=0.04) in addicted womenś baby had more than unwonted womenś baby. The irritibility and sepsis in babies of addicted mothers were more than unwonted. Also Results indicated regarding pregnant woman and her husband's education level, prenatal care and re marriage, there was a significant difference between two groups. However, two groups were not different regarding others complications including RDS, seizures, meconium, congenital anomalies, head circumferences, hight of newborn. Conclusion: The results show deleterious and direct relationship of substance abuse and pregnancy complications. Therefore is necessary that Special programs for the training and monitoring of addicted pregnant women with other programs considered combating addiction.
Keywords: drug abuse, pregnancy complications, neonatal abnormality, pregnant women
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2014/03/18 | Accepted: 2014/03/18 | Published: 2014/03/18
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The Relationship between Drug Abuse in Pregnant Women and Pregnancy Complications in Shahid Akbarabadi Treatment-Training Center: 2009. NPWJM. 2014; 1 (1) :29-33
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