Complications of Intrauterine growth restriction


Complications of Intrauterine growth restriction


1. Oligohydramnios

• Less space for fetus leading to cord compression

• Umbilical artery & vein gets compressed

• Fetal distress & fetus will pass meconium

• Fetal swallows meconium with amniotic fluid

2. Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

3. Low birth weight

4. Fetal distress/ hypoxia

5. Still birth

→In Neonates

1. Loose Skin

2. ↓ Tone

3. ↑ HMD/RDS

4. ↑ IVH

5. Neonatal Death

→Fetal Surveillance in IUGR is done by NST (Non-Stress Test) Biweekly

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