OBJECTIVE To describe birth weight and postnatal weight gain in a contemporaneous population of babies born <32 weeks' gestation, using routinely captured electronic clinical data. DESIGN Anonymised longitudinal weight data from 2006 to 2011. SETTING National Health Service neonatal units in England. METHODS Birth weight centiles were constructed… (More)
This paper was first presented to students at City University in June 2002 and introduces research currently being undertaken at the FSA. The views expressed in this paper are those of the author and should not be attributed to the FSA.