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Vijay Pandey




Background - Iron Deficiency Anaemia (IDA) is one of the most frequently observed nutritional deficiency diseases in the world during pregnancy and it is often a contributory cause of maternal death. It can be specifically defined by the increase in hemoglobin concentration post iron therapy. Aim-To study the association between maternal hemoglobin with neonatal hemoglobin in a tertiary care centre in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.

Materials and Methods- This is a Prospective Observational Study conducted at Labor room and operation theatre of Dr. Susheela Tiwari Government Hospital, Haldwani, Uttarakhand from January 2020 to September 2021.

Results- There was a significant positive correlation between maternal hemoglobin and baby's hemoglobin (p value <0.001), baby retic count (p value <0.001), RBC , MCH (p value <0.001), MCV (p value <0.001) and MCHC (p value <0.001).

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