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birth weight

or birth·weight (bûrth′wāt′)
n.
The weight of an infant at birth.
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WEDNESDAY, July 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Moving to a new home in the first trimester of pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for low birth weight and preterm birth, according to a study published online July 30 in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
'If trends continue, the world will not achieve the 2025 WHA [World Health Assembly] low birth weight target-and this lack of progress will impede the achievement of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals,' it added.
As part of the study, the researchers looked at genetic information from 230,069 mothers, with the birth weight of one child each, in addition to genetic information and birth weights of 321,223 people across the UK Biobank and the Early Growth Genetics consortium cohorts.
The weight of the calves recorded within twenty four hours after birth was taken as birth weight. The weaning weight, yearling weight and 18 month weight of the crossbreed animals were adjusted for age of calves in days as per (Lasely, 1987).
Some reports in the literature show higher birth weight and length in CAH newborns.
The anthropometric characters of the expectant mother like the pre-pregnancy weight and height can be an important factor influencing the birth weight. However, it is not very clear whether the weight gain during pregnancy has any impact on the outcome of pregnancy.
This study aimed to check the difference between the estimated foetal birth weight on ultrasound during pregnancy and the actual weight at delivery and secondly to see whether ultrasonography underestimate or overestimate the weight of the baby.
All alive, singleton, low birth weight (LBW) neonates delivered in this hospital over this period were included in study.
Low birth weight (LBW) was defined as less than 2500 grams (~88 ounces) and a gestational age of 37 weeks.
That low birth weight children who received early iron supplementation had a lower blood pressure in school age has never been shown before," said researcher Josefine Starnberg from Umea University in Sweden.
That low birth weight children who received early iron supplementation had a lower blood pressure in school age has never been shown before,' said researcher Josephine Starnberg from Umea University in Sweden.
Women who previously had a child, are educated, and had higher wealth were less likely to deliver a low birth weight baby [9,10].