Obstetrics and Gynecology International / 2016 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Pregnancy in Sickle Cell Disease Is a Very High-Risk Situation: An Observational Study

Table 4

Analysis of the characteristics of newborn infants.

CharacteristicsHbSSHbS/betaHbSC

Mean gestational age (weeks)34.84 (10–41.6)38.52 (37.7–39.8)36.76 (27.1–41)
Average weight (g)2632 (500–3530)3214 (2710–3690)2590 (670–3670)
Five-minute Apgar8.5 (3–10)8 (3–10)9.12 (3–10)
Intrauterine growth retardation (%)5 ()010 ()
Abnormal fetal heart rate (%)1 ()1 ()7 ()
Hospitalization in ICU   (%) 4 ()02 ()

ICU: intensive care unit.

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