Hematological profile and pregnancy: a review


  • Simran Kaur Department of Physiology, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India
  • Sabina Khan Department of Pathology, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India
  • Aruna Nigam Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India


Hematological parameters, Physiology, Pregnancy


Many physiological hematological changes occur during pregnancy to accommodate the demands of the developing foetus. Infect, these changes may appear to be pathological in the non-pregnant state. Although physiological in nature, but abnormal hematological profile does affect pregnancy and its outcome. One of the most important underlying cause of maternal mortality is due to underlying hematological complications. This review deals with thorough understanding of range of these haematological parameters during pregnancy.


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