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The macrosomic fetus: a challenge in current obstetrics
  • T. Henriksen
  • Medicine
  • Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica
  • 1 February 2008
Background. There has been a rise in the prevalence of large newborns over a few decades in many parts of the world. There is ample evidence that fetal macrosomia is associated with increased risk ofExpand
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Physical activity level and weight gain in a cohort of pregnant Norwegian women
Background. It is generally recommended that healthy, pregnant women should engage in moderate exercise on most days of the week. However, there is scant knowledge about the overall physical activityExpand
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High intake of energy, sucrose, and polyunsaturated fatty acids is associated with increased risk of preeclampsia.
OBJECTIVE Preeclampsia is associated with high body mass index, insulin resistance, and hypertriglyceridemia. Our objective was to investigate prospectively whether diet in the first half ofExpand
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Maternal folate and cobalamin status predicts vitamin status in newborns and 6-month-old infants.
Our aim in this longitudinal study was to determine predictors of folate and cobalamin status in infancy. Data were collected from 364 mother-infant pairs with blood measurements from pregnancy (Expand
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Effect of a cholesterol-lowering diet on maternal, cord, and neonatal lipids, and pregnancy outcome: a randomized clinical trial.
OBJECTIVE We assessed the effect of a cholesterol-lowering diet on maternal, cord, and neonatal plasma lipids and pregnancy outcome. STUDY DESIGN Nonsmoking white women with singleton pregnanciesExpand
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Physical Activity and the Risk of Preeclampsia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Background: Physical activity has been hypothesized to reduce the risk of preeclampsia, but epidemiologic studies have not shown consistent results. Therefore, we conducted a systematic review andExpand
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Maternal body mass index and the risk of fetal death, stillbirth, and infant death: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
IMPORTANCE Evidence suggests that maternal obesity increases the risk of fetal death, stillbirth, and infant death; however, the optimal body mass index (BMI) for prevention is not known. OBJECTIVEExpand
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Indications for cesarean deliveries in Norway.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the indications for cesarean deliveries in Norway, related to type of operation, parity, and gestational age. STUDY DESIGN This was aExpand
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Why do pregnant women stop exercising in the third trimester?
Current exercise guidelines recommend pregnant women to exercise throughout pregnancy. However, a high percentage of pregnant women are sedentary, and there is an increasing decline of physicalExpand
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Complications of cesarean deliveries: rates and risk factors.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine complication rates after cesarean delivery and to identify independent risk factors for complications. STUDY DESIGN In a prospectiveExpand
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