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Maternal Risk Factors Associated with Low Birth Weight

Maternal Risk Factors Associated with Low Birth Weight

... a birth weight of < 2500 g ...height, weight, and head circumference (anthropometric indices) is one of the most common and easiest methods of assessing development to examine the infants’ health ...

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Low Birth Weight in Neonates of Iran 2015

Low Birth Weight in Neonates of Iran 2015

... Medicine low birth weight are adjusted to account for under-reporting, they are still likely to underestimate the true magnitude of the problem in the region ...

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Maternal Anthropometry and Low Birth Weight: A Review

Maternal Anthropometry and Low Birth Weight: A Review

... pre-pregnancy weight in kilograms divided by the height in meters ...infant birth weight is not ...diabetes, low birth weight, and complicated deliveries ...

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The prevalence and related factors of low birth weight

The prevalence and related factors of low birth weight

... in women over 35 years of age. However, there is a lot of doubt about it. Many researchers have suggested that this risk is not related to mothers’ ages, but it is related to problems like many chronic diseases (diabetes ...

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PERIODONTAL DISEASE AND PRETERM LOW BIRTH WEIGHT

PERIODONTAL DISEASE AND PRETERM LOW BIRTH WEIGHT

... affected. Low birth weight (LBW), a major determinant of neonatal infant morbidity and mortality, [4] has been treated as a single entity in most studies, although it can result from either preterm ...

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Regional Variation in Rates of Low Birth Weight

Regional Variation in Rates of Low Birth Weight

... D espite improvements in perinatal outcomes over the past decades, low birth weight (LBW), defined as a birth weight ⬍ 2500 g, remains a major problem in the United States. LBW is the ...

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Factors Correlated with Low Birth Weight in Ghana

Factors Correlated with Low Birth Weight in Ghana

... Low birth weight is often due to malaria and malnutrition in pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa [9]; with malaria being one of the major factors causing low birth ...for low ...

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Arsenic Exposure of Mothers and Low Birth Weight

Arsenic Exposure of Mothers and Low Birth Weight

... Low Birth Weight (LBW) is an indicator of health and nutritional status of a country. In addition, being related to a wide range of health risk for the babies, it is an important determinant of ...

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Measurement issues of low birth weight in India

Measurement issues of low birth weight in India

... Aim: Low birth weight (LBW) is a strong predictor of an individual baby's ...as weight at birth of less than 2500 ...of birth weight in India and examine the heaping at ...

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Morbidity and mortality pattern of very low birth weight and extremely low birth weight neonates in a tertiary care hospital

Morbidity and mortality pattern of very low birth weight and extremely low birth weight neonates in a tertiary care hospital

... Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW) and Extremely Low Birth Weight (ELBW) neonates have improved over last few decades, they still remain highly vulnerable ...

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Abstract Introduction: WHO defines very low birth weight babies as birth weight <1500 gms at birth irrespective of

Abstract Introduction: WHO defines very low birth weight babies as birth weight <1500 gms at birth irrespective of

... Introduction: WHO defines very low birth weight babies as birth weight <1500 gms at birth irrespective of gestational age. In India VLBW babies constitute 4 -7%of live births ...

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Weight gain in preterm low birth weight infants with multisensory intervention

Weight gain in preterm low birth weight infants with multisensory intervention

... on weight gain in preterm low birth weight ...intervention weight-gain of preterm LBW infants who took part in a multisensory stimulation program during their hospital stay in ...

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A community based cross sectional study on the prevalence of low birth weight neonates and maternal factor responsible for the low birth weight

A community based cross sectional study on the prevalence of low birth weight neonates and maternal factor responsible for the low birth weight

... mean birth weight of LBW infants is ...with low birth weight are likely to suffer developmental impairment and have risk of illness and premature ...

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Immunization of Preterm and Low Birth Weight Infants

Immunization of Preterm and Low Birth Weight Infants

... and low birth weight (LBW) infants should receive full doses of diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type b, hep- atitis B, poliovirus, and pneumococcal conjugate vaccines ...

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Determinants of low birth weight in urban Pakistan

Determinants of low birth weight in urban Pakistan

... Low birth weight (LBW) remains a significant public health problem in many parts of the world and is associated with both short- and long-term adverse ...that birth weight is influenced ...

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Nutritional Needs of Low-Birth-Weight Infants

Nutritional Needs of Low-Birth-Weight Infants

... Balance studies and roentgenographic findings in low-birth-weight infants suggest that formulas made from cow's milk with higher calcium and phosphorus levels provide greater retention o[r] ...

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Sleep Position of Low Birth Weight Infants

Sleep Position of Low Birth Weight Infants

... by birth weight categories demon- strated that very low birth weight (VLBW) infants ( ⬍ 1500 g at birth) were most likely to be placed in the prone position at all 3 time points, ...

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Low Birth Weight Incidence in Lundu, Sarawak

Low Birth Weight Incidence in Lundu, Sarawak

... Low Birth Weight Incidence in Lundu, Sarawak ORIGINAL ARTICLE Low Birth Weight Incidence in Lundu, Sa rawak H Yadav, MBA Medical & Health Services of Johor, Ministry of Health, Johor Baru, Johor Summa[.] ...

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Prevalence of low birth weight in Howrah

Prevalence of low birth weight in Howrah

... The World Summit for Children held in New York on September, 1990 pledged to reduce the rate of Low Birth weight (LBW) to less than 10 per cent of 1990 levels by 2000. Since then, there have been ...

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Mortality and morbidity of very low birth weight and extremely low birth weight babies in neonatal period

Mortality and morbidity of very low birth weight and extremely low birth weight babies in neonatal period

... development and maturation of lungs. Alveolarisation, type 2 cell differentiation, surfactant production is impaired. This increases the chances of respiratory distress syndrome. Respiratory distress syndrome had highest ...

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