Maternal Fasting Blood Glucose, Blood Pressure, and Amniotic Fluid Volume with Baby Birth Length and Weight


  • Hamidah Aula Rusydiana IPB University
  • Mira Dewi IPB University
  • Hadi Riyadi IPB University
  • Lilik Kustiyah IPB University



baby birth weight, blood glucose, pregnancy, blood pressure


Maternal health during pregnancy is affecting fetal health in the womb and after birth. This study was conducted to see how maternal fasting blood glucose, blood pressure, and amniotic fluid volume in third semester correlate with baby birth weight and length. The design of this research was observasional in cohort program from third trimester pregnancy until delivery. Result showed that the rising of maternal fasting blood glucose in third trimester was predicted to significantly increasing the baby’s birth weight (b= 7,24, p= 0,025). Inversely, the increase in blood pressure during pregnancy had the potential to lower the weight of the baby (b= -13,94, p= 0,058) although not significanty proven in this study. The correlation between maternal amniotic fluid volume had not shown significant results with neither birth length nor weight of the offspring in this study. It is recommended that pregnant women could maintain their health and also conducted regular health checks of blood glucose, blood pressure, and amniotic fluid volume to avoid pregnancy adverse outcomes if detected.


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Author Biographies

Hamidah Aula Rusydiana, IPB University

Departemen Gizi Masyarakat, IPB University, Bogor, Indonesia  

Mira Dewi, IPB University

Departemen Gizi Masyarakat, IPB University, Bogor, Indonesia



Hadi Riyadi, IPB University

Departemen Gizi Masyarakat, IPB University, Bogor, Indonesia


Lilik Kustiyah, IPB University

Departemen Gizi Masyarakat, IPB University, Bogor, Indonesia


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How to Cite

Rusydiana, H. A. ., Dewi, M., Riyadi, H., & Kustiyah, L. (2022). Maternal Fasting Blood Glucose, Blood Pressure, and Amniotic Fluid Volume with Baby Birth Length and Weight. Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan (JIKA), 4(2), 277–287.