Anemia in Pregnancy Module-2

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  • Lectures
    2 Videos
  • Enrolled
    58 students

What you'll learn

“DA is common background jeopardy identified for many adverse outcomes in pregnancy. Reproductive age women have a high prevalence of IDA (30%) globally. IDA has been identified to be responsible for over 40% percent of maternal mortality and morbidity. read more »»

Therefore, regular surveillance, prophylactic therapy, dietary guidance, and treatment are necessary before, during, and after pregnancy. Anemia is prevalent despite the recommended universal iron supplementation after 12 weeks of gestation. This is due to multiple factors such as noncompliance to oral iron therapy, depleted iron stores, deficient nutrition, worm infestations, etc. Moderate anemia during pregnancy especially during the second trimester is often treated by IVIS and its safety and efficacy are well established.

In clinical practice, the management of severe anemia in pregnancy with hemoglobin less than 7 gm/dL is challenging. Swift improvement in the iron-deficient state which would benefit the mother and result in better fetal outcome through improved placental perfusion is desired. Additionally, iron stores and oxygen-carrying capacity should be optimized to overcome the losses during delivery and for healing during the post-partum period. For this safe and effective modality is essential.”

Who Should Attend?

  • OB-GYN
  • Placenta Biologists
  • Nurses

Key concepts covered include:

“By the end of this course, you’ll be able to understand:

  • Clinical Investigations
  • Management approach
  • Prevention steps for Anemia”


Dr. Girija Wagh

Gynaecologist, Obstetrician & IVF Specialist, Cloudnine, India


Dr. Girija Wagh is a highly qualified obstetrician, gynaecologist, and certified fertility and IVF specialist based in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Her expertise comprises of high-risk obstetrics and her extensive practice focuses on all gynaecological procedures including, but not limited to, fertilisation, impregnation and childbirth complications, advanced evidence-based pre/post-natal care, and support through the gestation period. The practice also constitutes of high-risk pregnancy procedures that include preventive care in gestational diabetes, hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, pre-term birth, and recurrent pregnancy loss.

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