A new look at intrauterine growth and the impact of race, altitude, and gender.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Growth curves described in the 1960s are used to classify neonate intrauterine growth as normal or abnormal. Our objective was to determine whether continued use of these curves is appropriate. METHODS From 1996 to 1998, we collected birth weight, length, head circumference, estimated gestational age (EGA), gender, race, and place of birth (<4… (More)

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