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Macrosomic births in the united states: determinants, outcomes, and proposed grades of risk.
OBJECTIVE We describe maternal risk factors for macrosomia and assess birth weight categories to determine predictive thresholds of adverse outcomes. STUDY DESIGN We analyzed linked live birth andExpand
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Maternal mortality in Northern Nigeria: a population-based study.
OBJECTIVES To determine the incidence and causes of maternal mortality as well as its temporal distribution over the last decade (1990-1999). STUDY DESIGN All maternal deaths recorded within theExpand
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Assessment of the Institute of Medicine Recommendations for Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Florida, 2004–2007
We investigated the association between 2009 IOM recommendations and adverse infant outcomes by maternal prepregnancy body mass index (BMI). Birth outcomes for 570,672 women aged 18–40 years with aExpand
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Barriers to the use of antenatal and obstetric care services in rural Kano, Nigeria
  • Y. Adamu, H. Salihu
  • Medicine
  • Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the…
  • 1 January 2002
The objective of this study was to identify the sociocultural and economic factors that act as barriers to women's use of antenatal care services and hospital delivery in a rural community in KanoExpand
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Omphalocele and gastroschisis in the State of New York, 1992-1999.
BACKGROUND Variations in the temporal distribution and risk factors for omphalocele and gastroschisis have been suggested although results have not been conclusive. This study examines the trend andExpand
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Association of Maternal Body Mass Index, Excessive Weight Gain, and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus With Large-for-Gestational-Age Births
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the percentage of large-for-gestational age (LGA) neonates associated with maternal overweight and obesity, excessive gestational weight gain, and gestational diabetes mellitusExpand
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Super‐obesity and risk for early and late pre‐eclampsia
Please cite this paper as: Mbah A, Kornosky J, Kristensen S, August E, Alio A, Marty P, Belogolovkin V, Bruder K, Salihu H. Super‐obesity and risk for early and late pre‐eclampsia. BJOGExpand
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Childbearing Beyond Maternal Age 50 and Fetal Outcomes in the United States
OBJECTIVE To estimate whether achieving pregnancy beyond maternal age of 50 years compromises fetal well-being and survival. METHODS This was a retrospective study on all deliveries in the UnitedExpand
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Significant paternal contribution to the risk of small for gestational age
Objective  The aim of this study is to investigate both maternal and paternal contributions in the familial aggregation of small for gestational age.
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Risk factors for major antenatal depression among low-income African American women.
OBJECTIVES Data on risk factors for major antenatal depression among African American women are scant. In this study, we seek to determine the prevalence and risk factors for major antenatalExpand
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