Impact of maternal fasting during Ramadan on fetal Doppler parameters, maternal lipid levels and neonatal outcomes.

@article{Hizli2012ImpactOM,
  title={Impact of maternal fasting during Ramadan on fetal Doppler parameters, maternal lipid levels and neonatal outcomes.},
  author={Deniz Hizli and Saynur Sarici Yilmaz and Y{\"u}ksel Arıkan Onaran and Hasan Kafali and Nuri Danişman and Leyla Mollamahmutoǧlu},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={975-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether fasting may cause changes in maternal lipid profile, glucose level and ketonuria, and whether it has any adverse effects on fetal Doppler, birthweight, preterm delivery or cesarean section rate. METHODS Fifty-six consecutive, healthy women with singleton uncomplicated pregnancies of ≥ 28 week gestation who had fasted for at least 10 consecutive days during the study period were defined as the study group. Fifty-four healthy non… CONTINUE READING