Journal of Health Technology Assessment in Midwifery
Vol 1, No 2 (2018): November

Gestational diabetes mellitus and macrosomia: An analysis of secondary data

Mufdlilah, Mufdlilah (Unknown)
Rachmawati, Fijri (Unknown)

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Publish Date
30 Nov 2018


Excessive fetal weight is considered as a health issues because it increases perinatal and maternal morbidity and mortality. The prevalence of macrosomia worldwide has increased over the past 2 to 3 decades. This study aimed to determine correlation between the incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus and macrosomia among pregnant women. The design of this study was analytical with a case control approach. Data used to analyze the incidence of macrosomia based on secondary data from 2014-2018. This research suggested that diabetes mellitus in pregnancy has a significant relationship with the incidence of macrosomia.

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Journal of Health Technology Assessment in Midwifery publishes the latest peer reviewed international research in May and November per year. It informs the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in Midwifery. HTA is described as a multidisciplinary process that summarises information about the medical, ...