Effect of Vaginal Bleeding in Early Pregnancy on Outcome

  title={Effect of Vaginal Bleeding in Early Pregnancy on Outcome},
  author={Joel Batzofin and W L Fielding and Eli Friedman},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={63 4},
The effect of vaginal bleeding in the first half of pregnancy on fetal outcome is retrospectively analyzed in 523 cases and compared with a control group of 6706. Early-pregnancy bleeding was found to be associated with more preterm deliveries and lower birth weight. The frequency of congenital anomalies and growth-retarded infants was unaffected. Neonatal death and low Apgar scores were seen more often than expected, but stillbirth rates were not significantly increased. These data suggest… CONTINUE READING


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