Background: Infant and maternal mortality has raised serious concerns since ages. Ongoing researches in this field aim to develop insights into successful maternal and infant health-care programs.
Objective: A comparative study of hematological changes in cord blood in anemic and hypertensive pregnant women with normal pregnant women.
Materials and Methods: This study was undertaken in the Department of Physiology in collaboration with the Department of Pathology and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Government Medical College, Kannauj, after taking permission from the Institutional Ethics Committee. Sample size included 150 third trimester pregnant women of 20–40 years. Group I (normal) included subjects (n = 50) with hemoglobin (Hb) concentration more than 11 gm/dl and blood pressure (systolic range = 100–139 mmHg; diastolic range = 60–89 mmHg). Group II (anemic) included subjects (n = 50) with Hb concentration
Anemia; Placenta; Cord Blood; Hypertension; Third Trimester