Analysis of cry features in newborns with differential fetal growth.

  title={Analysis of cry features in newborns with differential fetal growth.},
  author={Philip Sanford Zeskind and Barry M. Lester},
  journal={Child development},
  volume={52 1},
This article describes the relation between neonatal cry features and anthropometric indices of fetal growth. Ponderal indices were calculated to characterize 57 2-day-old infants as underweight for length, average weight for length, or overweight for length. Although no differences were found between the cry features of underweight and overweight infants, these infants at the extremes of the distribution of ponderal indices required more stimulation to elicit a pain cry and had a longer… CONTINUE READING

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