SGA infant

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Noun1.SGA infant - an infant whose size and weight are considerably less than the average for babies of the same age
neonate, newborn, newborn baby, newborn infant - a baby from birth to four weeks
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Affected boy ([??]) and girl ([??]), spontaneous abortion ([??]), and SGA infant (lined square, lined circle) found in the paternal family.
However, women with HMPV during pregnancy were found to be 1.7 times as likely to deliver an SGA infant compared with women without HMPV during pregnancy (p = 0.031).
The factors which increased the concern about insufficent milk supply in the mothers included being a housewife (3465-fold), moderate (2046-fold) or poor (2315-fold) economical status of the family, cesarean delivery (1680-fold), SGA infant (2000-fold), starting breastfeedig after the first hour after delivery (2291-fold) and a frequency of breastfeeding less than 8 a day (5861-fold) (p<0.005).
After accounting for CPNP services received, socio-demographic risk, behavioural risk, pregnancy-related risk and/or diabetes, high CPNP exposure, overall, was associated with lower risk of having 1) a preterm birth (26% less likelihood); 2) an LBW infant (34% less likelihood); 3) an SGA infant (11% less likelihood); and 4) an infant with poor neonatal health (17% less likelihood).
Pregnancy after jejunoileal bypass and the SGA infant. Obstetrics and Gynaecology.1978; 52 (2): 215-218
Among the 2016 women with a live birth, 115 (5.7%) had GH, 65 (3.2%) had preeclampsia, and 129 (6.4%) had an SGA infant.
Epelboin said, is that embryo freezing does not adversely affect neonatal outcome, particularly in the risk of giving birth to a SGA infant. Again, she said, there are only theories about the mechanism behind larger babies from frozen embryos.
Women whose first infant died from SIDS were two to three times more likely to have a preterm delivery and two to three times more likely to deliver an SGA infant in the next pregnancy than were other women.
The data also suggested a strong association between low urinary PIGF and a substantially increased risk for preeclampsia with an SGA infant, but the numbers were too small to make a stable estimate, Dr.
After adjusting for parity, history of low birth weight, maternal height and BMI, age, education, and smoking status, a 10-fold increase in TCDD was associated with a nonsignificant increase in odds of an SGA infant among all postexplosion pregnancies (adjusted OR = 1.2; 95% CI, 0.8-1.8) and among the first postexplosion pregnancy (adjusted OR = 1.5; 95% CI, 0.9-2.6; Table 3).
Traditionally, country-specific population fetal growth charts have been used to identify SGA infants. However, there is substantial intercountry variation between growth charts, meaning that a fetus whose growth is tracking as appropriate using one particular chart may be classified as growth restricted under another.
Half of the infants (49.6%; n=111/224) were SGA, with significantly more SGA infants (p<0.001) weighing 500-999 g (75.0%; n=51/68) compared with 1 000 -1 499 g (38.5%; n=60/156).