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General Hospital Portlaoise Obstetric Clinical Report 1994
Midland Health Board (MHB)
There were 1,058 babies (weight 500mgs.+) born In the hospital in 1994 . This is an increase of twenty (1.9%), compared to last year. This was due to an increase of· 17 (5.7%) primagravidae. and 3 multigravidae (0.4%) There were seven babies born in Dublin after their mothers (six - one multiple pregnancy) were transferred from Portlaoise (0.7% of total births). One of these was delivered by caesarean action . There were nine perinatal deaths this year (two with lethal congenital malformations). The perinatal mortality w&s 8.5 per 1,000 births ( for both babies of 1,OOOgms and 500gms weight). The cerebral convulsion rate was 0.9 per 1,000 births (one case). There were 30 babies classified 88 ill (3.7%), seven (0.7) of whom were transferred to Dublin for specialist management. The number of caesareans was 111 (10.5),46 (14.6) in primagravidae and 65 (8.8)in multigravidae. There were 99 (9.5)inductions .
Publication Date:
Type: Report
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: Lenus
Publisher(s): Midland Health Board (MHB)
First Indexed: 2014-04-02 06:21:19 Last Updated: 2017-04-25 20:35:19