Pregnancy outcome in covid-19 positive women in a covid dedicated hospital


  • Fahmida Naz Mustafa Assistant Professor, Obs and Gynae Deptt, Mugda Medical College, Dhaka
  • Nahid Yasmin Head of the department, Department of Obs and Gynae, Mugda Medical College, Dhaka
  • Munmun Islam Registrar, Department of Obs & Gynae, Mugda Medical College, Mugda, Dhaka
  • Shafinaz Mehzabin Medial Officer, Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, Dhaka
  • Sharmina Siddique Consultant, Obs & Gynae, DMCH, Dhaka
  • Saleha Alam Registrar, Obs & Gynae, DMCH, Dhaka



Covid19, maternal outcome, perinatal outcome


Objective: To see the maternal and fetal outcome in covid positive hospitalized pregnant women.

Method: It is an observational study done in Mugda Medical College Hospital. Duration was from 23 April, 2020 to 16 June, 2020 .

Result : 32 hospitalisedcovid positive pregnant women were studied. 84.4% women were above 25 years and 78% were multigravid. 19% had fever on admission and 59% had H/O fever. 22% had respiratory distress ranging from mild to severe on admission. During the hospital stay 28.2% needed ICU. 57.9% women delivered before completion of 37 weeks, among them. 26.3% were before 34 weeks. 79% women had delivery by Cesarean section and 10.5% had hysterotomy. In this study maternal mortality was 21% and 31.6% was perinatal mortality. There was no vertical transmission to fetus.

Conclusion: During thisstudy , it is found that pregnancy outcome was not good in covid positive pregnant women . For the infected mothers early medical supervision and availability of ICU in critical condition is needed for better pregnancy outcome.

J Dhaka Medical College, Vol. 29, No.2, October, 2020, Page 153-157


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How to Cite

Mustafa, F. N., Yasmin, N., Islam, M., Mehzabin, S., Siddique, S., & Alam, S. (2021). Pregnancy outcome in covid-19 positive women in a covid dedicated hospital. Journal of Dhaka Medical College, 29(2), 153–157.



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