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Indian Journal of Clinical Anatomy and Physiology


Variation of Placental and Neonatal Weight in Normal Pregnancy and Pregnancy with Hypertension in Western Maharashtra


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Author Details: Kulesh Suganchand Chandekar, Yuganti Prabhakar Vaidya

Volume : 2

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2394-2126

Print ISSN : 2394-2118

Article First Page : 122

Article End Page : 125


Abstract

Placenta is an organ for foetal nutrition and continuation of pregnancy. Morphological changes are observed in hypertensive disorder of pregnancy. Weight of placenta affects neonatal weight, and the predisposing factor for this is maternal age.

Keywords: Placenta, Maternal age, Birth weight, Pre-eclampsia, Eclampsia.