[The placenta of premature and hypotrophic Gabonese infants].

494 placentae coming from two different geographical parts of Gabon were studied. They were grouped into control, premature, small-for-dates and stillborn. The urban population gives rise to most mothers of about 26 years of age, who deliver normally at 38 weeks of babies weighing 3,300 g and 50 cm long, with placentae weighing 550 g, as well as premature… CONTINUE READING