Pregnancies in renal transplant recipients--with a focus on babies.

  title={Pregnancies in renal transplant recipients--with a focus on babies.},
  author={Abdullah A. Al-Khader and Nawal Ahmed Basri and Al-Ghamdi and Shaheen and Hejaili and Flaiw and Junaid Qureshi},
  journal={Annals of transplantation},
  volume={9 3},
We studied 113 pregnancies in 72 renal transplant recipients. The mean duration between the transplant operation and the first pregnancies was 19.9 months (1-72). This paper focuses on the findings in babies and their outcome. The male babies were 34% of the total. 28% of the babies were delivered vaginally and 72% by Caesarian section. It was noted that there was high incidence of preterm delivery in 64% of the pregnancies. The birth weights were also less than that observed in the general… CONTINUE READING