Abstract— Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women. Evidences shows variable finding regarding it’s effect on pregnancy outcomes. This present study was conducted to determine whether maternal polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes in antenatal period. Prospective observational study, carried out in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, including 64 women with PCOS and 64 normal pregnant women between January 2013 and November 2014. It was found that Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) was significantly more frequent in the PCOS group than in the control group (p value = 0.009; OR=2.698 (1.213-6.001), this difference was not found statistically significant. Pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) was also found significantly more frequent in the PCOS group than in the control group (p value=0.014; OR=3.41 (1.176-9.885). Miscarriage rate was not significantly different among two groups. So it can be concluded that women affected by PCOS carry an increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes specially GDM and PIH.
Key word: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), ANC Complications, GDM, PIH.
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