Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1990;33(3):306-314.
Published online March 31, 1990.
Clinical Evaluation on Newborn of Teenage Pregnancy.
Man Cheol Ha1, Chan Yung Kim2
1Department of Pediatrics, Hae-Sung Hospital, Ulsan, Korea
2Department of Pediatrics, Pusan National University Hospital, Pusan, Korea
10 대 산모에서 출생한 신생아에 대한 임상적 관찰
하만철1, 김찬영2
1울산해성병원 소아과
2부산대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Received: 4 July 1989   • Accepted: 14 October 1989
The authors have analysed the clinical characteristics of 117 cases of teenage pregnancy and their 122 newborn cases who were visited Pusan National University Hospital and Hae Sung Hospital from January 1982 to August 1988. The results were summarized as follows; 1) The youngest teenage mother was 14 years old, and below 17 years old was 28.2% and the remainder were between 18 and 19 years old. The cases of married or premarital living with a partner were 34.2% and the remainders were single or unknown cases, and the majority of which were below 17 years old. Antenatal care was done in only 17%, and the single or below 17 years old cases did not receive antenatal care. The obstetric complications were occured in 15.4% of cases. 2) The rate of premature labor was 24.6% and the rate of low birth weight infants was 21.3% in teenage pregnancy, and the younger the mother was, the higher the incidence was. The stillbirth rate was 4.1% and the neonatal death was 9.8%, and the lower the gestational age was, the higher the incidence was. In the cases of low birth weight infants, stillbirth and neonatal death were as high as 42.3%, and the rate of low birth weight infant, stillbirth or neonatal death was higher in single or unknown mother.
Key Words: Newborn of Teenage pregnancy, Newborn of Teenage mother

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