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OBJECTIVE Among late-onset small fetuses, a combination of estimated fetal weight (EFW), cerebroplacental ratio (CPR) and mean uterine artery (UtA) pulsatility index (PI) can predict a subgroup of(More)
CONTEXT Fetal growth restraint, if followed by rapid weight gain, confers risk for adult disease including diabetes. How breast-feeding may lower such risk is poorly understood. OBJECTIVE, STUDY(More)
AIMS The aim of this study was to determine if maternal nutritional status, as defined by body composition, leptin, and insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I levels, relates to foetal growth. METHODS(More)
CONTEXT Fetal development is thought to be gender specific for adiposity and circulating insulin and IGF-I but not adipokinemia, as judged by serum visfatin and adiponectin at term birth. We studied(More)