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Pregnancy In Adolescents: A Study At A Tertiary Care Hospital In Western Rajasthan
No longer a child, not yet a women, is a line which captures the essence of adolescence beautifully.Pregnancy and childbirth are universally celebrated events. Maternal age has been indicated to be an important factor in determination of obstetric outcome. The term Adolescence is derived from the Latin term adolescere which means to grow up .World Health Organization (WHO)1,2 denes adolescent pregnancy as any pregnancy from a girl who is 10-19 years of age, the age being dened as her age at the time the baby is born. They are grouped as younger adolescents when aged 10-14 years and adolescents as aged 15-19 years. Often the terms Teenage pregnancy and Adolescent pregnancy are used as synonyms.
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PREGNANCY IN ADOLESCENTS: A STUDY AT A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN WESTERN RAJASTHAN, Dr.Kiran Nain, Dr. Indra Bhati, Dr.Gyan Prakash Tandi, DR. Ranjana Desai, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCES IN GYNAECOLOGY : Volume-6 | Issue-4 | December-2022
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