Dr. Shehnaz Sheeba, Dr. Shahneela Moosa Memon, Dr. Momina Muqadus
Objective: To identify known risk factors for still birth. Study design: A cross-sectional study. Location and Duration: In the Obstetrics and Gynecology department of Services Hospital, Lahore for One year duration from September 2017 to September 2018. Methodology: A total of 148 pregnant women were taken using a simple random sampling. The data were collected for the purposes of the generated targets and analyzed with SPSS 21. Results: Of 148 cases, 15 were nulliparous, 126 were multipara and 7 were grand multipara. In 117 cases, delivery was performed by simple vaginal delivery and the rest was delivered by cesarean section. Four out of 148 people had BMI> 30, another normal BMI. 84 out of 148 had BMI>30 other had normal BMI. 65 out 148 had an antenatal visit, 121 cases were socioeconomically satisfactory, while 27 were poor. Anemia was found in 139 out of 148, maternal malnutrition in 66 cases, Hypertension in 46 females, fetal malformation in 15 cases, malaria in 2 cases, diabetes mellitus in 6 cases, 68 cases used prescribed drugs and 80 women didn’t use any medications. Conclusion: Our study tried to determine the ratio of various risk factors related to stillbirths. Therefore, promotion of maternal health, improvement of family planning services, prenatal care and visit information, adequate health care system are the key to minimizing fetal mortality. Keywords: Still life, risk factors.