birth weight

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birth weight

or birth·weight (bûrth′wāt′)
n.
The weight of an infant at birth.
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Everything that the estimated fetal weight [EFW] can do, the abdominal circumference can do better," especially in diabetic mothers, said Dr.
1998) as a reduction in fetal weight (below the 10th percentile for gestational age) with an abdominal circumference below the 2.
The inclusion criteria for the study was a singleton pregnancy at [less than or equal to] 24 weeks of gestation suspected of having FGR (sonographically estimated fetal weight <10th percentile for the gestational age).
This allows communication with the woman, attending nurse, and support person(s), as well as for a brief review of recent estimated fetal weight, length of the second stage, position of the presenting part, degree of flexion, presence of caput, and other last-minute details.
There is an effect of altitude on fetal weight and studies have shown a reduction of 102 grams - 145 grams in birth weight when altitude was increased up to 1000 meters, while keeping all other variables controlled.
Fetal ultrasonography performed on the day of presentation showed an estimated fetal weight of 644 g (53rd percentile), an estimated head circumference of 221 mm (63rd percentile), and normal intracranial anatomy.
It leads to difference between fetal weight at time of fetal death in utero and weight at the time of delivery20.
Sonographic estimation of fetal weight in macrosomicfetuses: Diabetic versus non diabetic pregnancies.
Exclusion criteria were ablatio placenta, placenta previa, twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, fetal growth restriction (fetal abdominal circumference <10% and estimated fetal weight below 10th percentile), delayed birth of second twin (delivery interval between two twins longer than two hours) and any prenatal diagnosis of malformation of either twin.
e clinical assessment, ultrasound biometry (abdominal circumference) estimated fetal weight and Doppler velocitmetry.
of Cases and (Weeks) Percentage 18-20 80 (16%) 21-24 50 (10%) 25-28 30 (6%) 29-32 260 (52%) 33-36 60 (12%) 36-40 20 (4%) Table 6: Fetal Weight Distribution Fetal Weight in Kgs.
In lowland breed, the fetal weight and fetal weight: fetal crown-rump length ratio were significantly greater in undernourished group (Pless than 0.