Gestational diabetes mellitus and macrosomia: An analysis of secondary data

  • Mufdlilah M
  • Rachmawati F
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Abstract

Excessive fetal weight is considered as a health issues because it increases perinatal and maternal morbidity and mortality. The prevalence of macrosomia worldwide has increased over the past 2 to 3 decades. This study aimed to determine correlation between the incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus and macrosomia among pregnant women. The design of this study was analytical with a case control approach. Data used to analyze the incidence of macrosomia based on secondary data from 2014-2018. This research suggested that diabetes mellitus in pregnancy has a significant relationship with the incidence of macrosomia.

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Mufdlilah, M., & Rachmawati, F. (2018). Gestational diabetes mellitus and macrosomia: An analysis of secondary data. Journal of Health Technology Assessment in Midwifery, 1(2), 94–98. https://doi.org/10.31101/jhtam.819

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