birth weight

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Related to Small-for-gestational-age: SGA infant, intrauterine growth retardation, IUGR

birth weight

or birth·weight (bûrth′wāt′)
n.
The weight of an infant at birth.
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A smaller pooling of seven comparisons found a 40% reduction in the risk of small-for-gestational-age (SGA) infants (95% confidence interval, 0.
Compared with the recommended gestational weight gain, low weight gain was associated with a 5% higher risk of a small-for-gestational-age (SGA) neonate and a 5% higher risk of preterm birth.
Doppler ultralsound of the uterine arteries: the importance of bilateral notching in the prediction of pre-eclampsia, placental abruption or delivery of a small-for-gestational-age baby.
5kg (65%), while there were similar numbers of small-for-gestational-age (SGA) and appropriate-for- gestational-age (AGA) neonates.
The purpose of our study was to evaluate the usefulness of the Pulsatility Index (PI) of the Umbilical Artery (UA) and the Middle Cerebral Artery (MCA), Cerebroplacental Doppler Ratio (CPR) as the ratio of MCA PI to the UA PI in the diagnosis of Small-for-Gestational-Age (SGA), fetuses and prediction of adverse perinatal outcome.
Two-dimensional sonographic placental measurements in the prediction of small-for-gestational-age infants.
Small-for-gestational-age infants classified by customised or population birth weight centiles: Impact of gestational age at delivery.
Infants born at a birth weight below the sex-specific 10th percentile for their gestational age are termed small-for-gestational-age (SGA) and may have experienced IUGR.
When the virus was dormant, the proportion of small-for-gestational-age births was similar in both groups.
Periconceptional multivitamin use and risk of preterm or small-for-gestational-age births in the Danish National Birth Cohort.

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