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Post-term pregnancy is that which continues beyond ...days: (AIIMS Nov 2012)



A 300
B 294

C 287
D 280

Ans. B

287

a. Pregnancy continuing beyond the beginning of the 42nd week (294 days) of gestation, as counted from the first day of the last menstrual period is termed as post-term pregnancy.

b. It is seen in about 3% to 12% of pregnancies. Its complications are oligohydramnios, meconium passage, macrosomia, and dysmaturity. The fetus should be delivered if any sign of fetal distress is detected.

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